Tiger bites child: Quick, let’s find someone to blame

So a guy in South Africa takes his 8-year old daughter to a lodge where they keep a number of “tame” animals, including a tiger. The lodge owner’s daughter, age 14, tells the 8-year old that it’s okay to pet the tiger. So the guy–despite signs saying not to touch the animals–lets his daughter put her hand through a wire fence, whereupon the tiger promptly bit off a piece of one of her fingers.

The father is threatening to sue the lodge, but the lodge says he should have paid attention to the signs.

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