Man mauled after jumping into tiger den at Bronx Zoo

Incident date: 
Sep 21 2012
Date reported: 
Sep 21 2012
Date Published: 
Sep 21 2012 - 06:00
City: 
New York City
State: 
New York
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Man mauled after jumping into tiger den at Bronx Zoo
Headline: 
Man mauled after jumping into tiger den at Bronx Zoo
Summary: 

A 25-year-old man jumped down 20 feet into a tiger exhibit at the Bronx Zoo. While in the exhibit, he was mauled by one of the big cats. His injuries included a broken ankle, a broken arm, and puncture wounds to his back.

Publication: 
USA Today
Author: 
Michael Winter