The family of a Georgia girl says dolphins are still her favorite animal but she won't be getting close to them for now, after one bit her at SeaWorld Orlando.
Jillian Thomas, 8, and her family visited SeaWorld Nov. 21, where she opted to feed dolphins for an extra $7 charge, the Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel reported.
As Jillian was feeding one of the dolphins, it jumped out of the water and bit her hand.
"The first thing I thought was I would have to jump in the water and save my daughter's life," said Jillian's father, Jamie Thomas, who caught the incident on video. "I literally thought she was going to be pulled into the water."
The animal soon released the girl, but left four dime-sized puncture wounds on her hand.