Midwest: Minnesota: Tiger That Bit Girl is Killed

Incident date: 
Aug 28 2001
Date reported: 
Aug 28 2001
Date Published: 
Aug 28 2001 - 06:00
City: 
Racine
State: 
Minnesota
Category: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Midwest: Minnesota: Tiger That Bit Girl is Killed
Summary: 

A girl was bitten by a 400-pound Siberian tiger that escaped its enclosure at an animal park in Racine, Minnesota.  It was put to death by court order when the victim had negative reactions to rabies shots.

Publication: 
NY Times
Author: 
Pam Belluck