Lincoln Park keeper safe after attack in lion pit

Incident date: 
Fri, 09/10/2004
Date reported: 
Fri, 09/10/2004
Date Published: 
Fri, 09/10/2004 (All day)
City: 
Chicago
State: 
Illinois
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Lincoln Park keeper safe after attack in lion pit
Headline: 
Lincoln Park keeper safe after attack in lion pit
Summary: 

A zookeeper with 15-years of experience found herself in an enclosure with lions at Lincoln Park Zoo. She radioed for help and other zoo workers quickly responded to the scene. Zoo workers sprayed the tigers with fire extinguishers directing them into a different enclosure.

Publication: 
Chicago Tribune
Author: 
William Mullen and Patrick Rucker