A law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week prohibits contact between members of the public and big cats at traveling animal shows and fairs.
David Villalobos was sentenced to a conditional discharge and is required to complete a year of mental health treatment.
The Bronx district attorney’s office says David Villalobos was arraigned Friday and released until another court appearance March 12.
The victim, identified as David Villalobos of Putnam County, suffered puncture wounds to his back and sustained a broken ankle and broken arm in the incident, police said. The NYPD originally indicated Villalobos had lost a leg.
There’s a very lucky squirrel in Buffalo.
Did you hear the interview with Dr. Steven Sanderson, the president and chief executive officer of the Wildlife Conservation Society?