Woman mauled in leopard attack at Wildlife Extravaganza

Incident date: 
Sat, 02/12/2005
Date reported: 
Sat, 02/12/2005
Date Published: 
Sat, 02/12/2005 (All day)
City: 
Cut and Shoot
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Woman mauled in leopard attack at Wildlife Extravaganza
Headline: 
Woman mauled in leopard attack at Wildlife Extravaganza
Summary: 

A woman was hospitalized for several days following an attack at Wildlife Extravaganza. The woman's arm was pulled through a feeding hole by a leopard during feeding time.

Publication: 
Courier
Author: 
Burton Speakman

Cheetah escapes at San Antonio Zoo

Incident date: 
Sat, 02/25/2006
Date reported: 
Sat, 02/25/2006
Date Published: 
Sat, 02/25/2006 (All day)
City: 
San Antonio
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Cheetah escapes at San Antonio Zoo
Headline: 
Cheetah escapes at San Antonio Zoo
Summary: 

A cheetah at the San Antonio Zoo escaped from her enclosure by climbing up a tree and jumping over a fence to the ground. She was on the loose for 20 minutes before being tranquilized and returned to her cage.

Publication: 
WOAI

Volunteer bitten by mountain lion at Bastrop County Zoo

Incident date: 
Wed, 01/23/2008
Date reported: 
Wed, 01/23/2008
Date Published: 
Wed, 01/23/2008 (All day)
City: 
Cedar Creek
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Volunteer bitten by mountain lion at Bastrop County Zoo
Headline: 
Volunteer bitten by mountain lion at Bastrop County Zoo
Summary: 

A volunteer at the Capital of Texas Zoo in Bastrop County was bitten by a mountain lion.

Publication: 
KVUE News
Author: 
Amy Johnston

Knox County Boy, 4, Clawed by Caged Exotic Lion-Tiger

Incident date: 
Mon, 05/05/1997
Date reported: 
Mon, 05/05/1997
Date Published: 
Mon, 05/05/1997 (All day)
City: 
Knox County
State: 
Tennessee
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Knox County Boy, 4, Clawed by Caged Exotic Lion-Tiger
Headline: 
Knox County Boy, 4, Clawed by Caged Exotic Lion-Tiger
Summary: 

A liger reached under the fence of his enclosure at Joe Robinson's roadside meangerie and grabbed a 4-year-old boy with his claw. The boy was treated for lacerations to his leg and buttock.

Publication: 
News-Sentinel
Author: 
Stephanie spellers

Wild Animals Kept As Pets Can Pose Danger

Incident date: 
Fri, 09/22/2000
Date reported: 
Fri, 09/22/2000
Date Published: 
Fri, 09/22/2000 (All day)
City: 
Delmont
State: 
South Dakota
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Wild Animals Kept As Pets Can Pose Danger
Headline: 
Wild Animals Kept As Pets Can Pose Danger
Summary: 

A 14-year-old boy was mauled by his father's pet Siberian tiger. The boy was airlifted to hospital and would remain there recovering for some time. The boy's father keeps a number of other wild animals as pets on his farm near Delmont.

Publication: 
KELOLAND TV

Woman fined for failing to confine lions

Incident date: 
Fri, 07/26/2002
Date reported: 
Fri, 07/26/2002
Date Published: 
Fri, 07/26/2002 (All day)
City: 
Lexington County
State: 
South Carolina
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Woman fined for failing to confine lions
Headline: 
Woman fined for failing to confine lions
Summary: 

A Lexington County woman was fined for allowing her two female African lions to run loose for 45 minutes. The woman also owns two cougars, two bobcats, and a serval.

Publication: 
The State
Author: 
April Simun

Oh, the cat came back

Incident date: 
Fri, 05/04/2007
Date reported: 
Fri, 05/04/2007
Date Published: 
Fri, 05/04/2007 (All day)
City: 
Chanceford Township
State: 
Pennsylvania
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Oh, the cat came back
Headline: 
Oh, the cat came back
Summary: 

A 100-pound pet mountain lion escaped from its cage and roamed freely for one day. The owner noticed his 8-year-old pet lion was missing when he went outside to feed the lion. 

Publication: 
York Daily Record
Author: 
Ted Czech

Couple wants Columbia County to impose ban on exotic animal

Incident date: 
Tue, 12/14/1999
Date reported: 
Tue, 12/14/1999
Date Published: 
Tue, 12/14/1999 (All day)
City: 
Scappoose
State: 
Oregon
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Couple wants Columbia County to impose ban on exotic animal
Headline: 
Couple wants Columbia County to impose ban on exotic animal
Summary: 

A woman was attacked by a neighbor’s pet leopard. As a result of the attack, she suffered deep puncture wounds to her neck.

Publication: 
The Oregonian
Author: 
Jonathan Nelson

Park director injured by texas mountain lion

Incident date: 
Mon, 04/01/2002
Date reported: 
Mon, 04/01/2002
Date Published: 
Mon, 04/01/2002 (All day)
City: 
Wynnewood
State: 
Oklahoma
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Park director injured by texas mountain lion
Headline: 
Park director injured by texas mountain lion
Summary: 

A cougar bit the director of the G.W. Exotic Animal Park during feeding time. The cougar reached through the cage, grabbed the director's sleeve and bit down on his hand and wrist. The man received stitches on his wrist, thumb, palm, and across the base of his index finger.

Publication: 
GW Exotic Animal Park web site

Big cats attack boy, Kenyon student

Incident date: 
Thu, 10/26/2000
Date reported: 
Thu, 10/26/2000
Date Published: 
Thu, 10/26/2000 (All day)
City: 
Gambier
State: 
Ohio
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Big cats attack boy, Kenyon student
Headline: 
Big cats attack boy, Kenyon student
Summary: 

A 10-year-old boy was knocked to the ground and bitten on the leg by a tiger at the Siberian Tiger Foundation. This was the tenth incident resulting in human injuries at the facility. 

Publication: 
The Kenyon Collegian
Author: 
Daniel Connolly