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GA girl bitten while feeding dolphin at SeaWorld

By The Associated Press
EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT
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Still from Video of dolphin bite incident
ALPHARETTA - The family of an 8-year-old Georgia girl says she suffered minor injuries after a dolphin bit her hand at SeaWorld in Orlando, Fla.

WSB-TV reports Jillian Thomas of Alpharetta was feeding fish to the dolphin as part of a SeaWorld attraction and got bitten when she held up the paper fish container to where the dolphin could grab it. That's something SeaWorld warns guests not to do.

Jillian says she feared the dolphin would ``eat my hand off.'' Instead she suffered three small punctures.

Her father, Jamie Thomas, has posted video of the Nov. 21 incident on YouTube. He says he wants parents to know feeding dolphins can be risky.

SeaWorld says it hasn't reviewed the video but is committed to the safety of its guests.

Link: Link to the video Posted by Jaime Thomas
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