A mountain lion attacked a three-year-old boy in a Lake Forest park Monday.
The mountain lion was later caught and euthanized. The boy is recovering at home Tuesday after being treated for non-life threatening injuries and released.
The incident happened within Whiting Ranch.
Orange County Fire Authority Captain Tony Bommarito says the family of six was on a hike at the Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park when the lion pounced:
"A mountain lion came out of somewhere, attacked a three-year-old grabbed him by the neck and started dragging him," said Bommarito.