8-year-old mauled by mountain lion while playing in backyard

He was attacked and bitten in the head; his father scared the animal away before the boy was rushed to the hospital.
0:17 | 08/23/19

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In Colorado an eight year old was mauled by a mile line to child was playing with his brother in the backyard this was outside Denver. For the boy was beaten in the head his father scaring away the animal he is in stable condition the boy. Why what officials setting traps now this is the third mound lined attack this year in Colorado.

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