A 3-year-old boy with an aggressive peacock “almost blind” that leaves him bloody at Paignton Zoo
- Becky Gittoes went to Paignton Zoo in Devon with her husband and two children.
- However, her son Ezra, 3, was attacked by a peacock while on Saturday.
- The boy was left “bloody” after an “aggressive” bird clawed his face
- Becky claimed that Ezra “may have been blind” if the bird hit just a few inches below.
The 3-year-old boy was “almost blind” after being attacked by an “aggressive” peacock at the zoo.
Becky Gittoes went to Paignton Zoo in South Devon with her husband and two young children for a fun family day on Saturday.
But things quickly got worse as his son Ezra remained bloody after his son Ezra attacked him in the family picnic area just an hour after the trip.
Becky Gitts went to Paignton Zoo in South Devon on Saturday with her husband and two young children, but three sons, Ezra (pictured), were attacked by a peacock.
Becky said an “aggressive” bird charged his little son and clawed his forehead, claiming that Ezra “may have been blind” if the peacock hit just a few inches below.
The worried mother explained:“The peacock was roaming around. Ezra wasn’t nearby.
“Suddenly, it rushed into Ezra out of nowhere and scratched his forehead.
“It was terrible. If it were a few inches down, Ezra would have been blind.”
They rushed Ezra to a local hospital, where he was treated for injuries with antibiotics.
Becky said:’He will be scarred.
Ezra remained bloody after the bird thrust her forehead and raised her claws (pictured). Becky said Ezra “may have been blind” if the peacock hit just a few centimeters below.
Peacock (taken at Paignton Zoo) is an aggressive, territorial bird that does not attack people often, but is known to chase after people in search of food.
“No one at Paignton Zoo has contacted us since the attack.
“There is no sign to warn that the peacock is aggressive.”
However, the zoo claimed that the sign would tell the visitor that the peacock could sometimes be pecked.
Peacocks are known to be aggressive and territorial birds, and anyone will attack if they get too close to their nest. Science..
Peacocks do not attack people often, but they are known to chase after people in search of food.
Territorial birds are even known to attack their own reflexes, thinking it is another peacock that confronts them.
MailOnline is asking Paignton Zoo for comment.
Three peacock “almost blind” boys attacking at Paignton Zoo
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