Darling-but dangerous

Incident date: 
Sun, 06/22/1997
Date reported: 
Sun, 06/22/1997
Date Published: 
Sun, 06/22/1997 (All day)
City: 
Boerne
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Darling-but dangerous
Headline: 
Darling-but dangerous
Summary: 

Sales of wild animals flourish in Texas because high-powered lobbyists and public interest in exotic ‘pets’ fuel the market—despite dangers to humans and animals alike.

Publication: 
Thumper.net Pride Lands Online
Author: 
James Pinkerton

Tiger takes morning stroll after escaping

Incident date: 
Thu, 03/20/1997
Date reported: 
Thu, 03/20/1997
Date Published: 
Thu, 03/20/1997 (All day)
City: 
San Antonio
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Tiger takes morning stroll after escaping
Headline: 
Tiger takes morning stroll after escaping
Summary: 

A tiger climbed a 10-foot fence at the Wild Animal Orphanage and escaped. The 300-pound Bengal tiger took a bath in a gully filled with water, killed a duck and ostrich, and wounded a llama. The tiger was eventually tranquilized and returned to her pen.

Publication: 
San Antonio Express-News
Author: 
Anita McDivtt

Man injured by tiger at animal orphanage

Incident date: 
Mon, 04/28/1997
Date reported: 
Mon, 04/28/1997
Date Published: 
Mon, 04/28/1997 (All day)
City: 
San Antonio
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Man injured by tiger at animal orphanage
Headline: 
Man injured by tiger at animal orphanage
Summary: 

Two men broke into the Wild Animal Orphanage and one was injured by a caged tiger.

 

Publication: 
San Antonio Express-News
Author: 
Jaime Castillo

Family plans to keep tigers in wake of attack

Incident date: 
Thu, 05/08/1997
Date reported: 
Thu, 05/08/1997
Date Published: 
Thu, 05/08/1997 (All day)
City: 
Lubbock
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Family plans to keep tigers in wake of attack
Headline: 
Family plans to keep tigers in wake of attack
Summary: 

A700-lb pet tiger attacked his owner leaving the man in critical condition with a broken jaw and puncture wounds. The tiger was shot during the incident. The man has five other pet Bengal tigers.

Publication: 
Avalanche-Journal
Author: 
Elizabeth Langton

Relatives sue animal refuge after tiger attacks 4-year-old

Incident date: 
Fri, 05/07/1999
Date reported: 
Fri, 05/07/1999
Date Published: 
Fri, 05/07/1999 (All day)
City: 
Harris County
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Relatives sue animal refuge after tiger attacks 4-year-old
Headline: 
Relatives sue animal refuge after tiger attacks 4-year-old
Summary: 

Two sisters were posing for a photo near a tiger at the county fair when the tiger suddenly attacked the 4-year-old girl. The Bridgeport Nature Center, an animal refuge caring for approximately 65 big cats, brought the tiger to exhibit at the fair.

Publication: 
Amarillo Globe-News
Author: 
Associated Press

ИТАР-ТАСС

Publication Date: 
Tue, 03/19/2013
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Белый медведь
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Белый медведь

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Lucky stripes; Cougar trouble leads woman to tiger in need of home

Incident date: 
Thu, 01/21/1999
Date reported: 
Thu, 01/21/1999
Date Published: 
Thu, 01/21/1999 (All day)
City: 
Wylie
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Lucky stripes; Cougar trouble leads woman to tiger in need of home
Headline: 
Lucky stripes; Cougar trouble leads woman to tiger in need of home
Summary: 

In Wylie Texas, a woman keeps an 8-month old Bengal tiger and two cougars as pets in her home. Ranger, the 5-year-old cougar weighing 110 pounds, bit a 4-year-old boy on the leg.

Publication: 
Dallas Morning News
Author: 
Roy Appleton

Second of 2 Escaped Tigers Shot To Death

Incident date: 
Tue, 11/10/1998
Date reported: 
Tue, 11/10/1998
Date Published: 
Tue, 11/10/1998 (All day)
City: 
Cut and Shoot
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Second of 2 Escaped Tigers Shot To Death
Headline: 
Second of 2 Escaped Tigers Shot To Death
Summary: 

A Siberian tiger escaped from its pen. Although police officers had hoped to use a tranquilizer gun to safely recapture and return the tiger to its pen, officers shot and killed the tiger when it charged at them. 

Publication: 
Chicago Tribune
Author: 
Tribune News Services

Owner attacked by pet lion

Incident date: 
Fri, 11/20/1998
Date reported: 
Fri, 11/20/1998
Date Published: 
Fri, 11/20/1998 (All day)
City: 
Kaufman
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Owner attacked by pet lion
Headline: 
Owner attacked by pet lion
Summary: 

The owner of a pet lion was mauled and suffered serious injuries.

Publication: 
States News Service

Victim of tiger attack making good recovery

Incident date: 
Wed, 03/31/1999
Date reported: 
Wed, 03/31/1999
Date Published: 
Wed, 03/31/1999 (All day)
City: 
Tyler
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Victim of tiger attack making good recovery
Headline: 
Victim of tiger attack making good recovery
Summary: 

A volunteer at the Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge reached toward a tiger when the big cat suddenly attacked her. Doctors were unsure whether they would be able to save the woman's arm.

Publication: 
Tyler Morning Telegraph