Oakland Zoo's tiger exhibit mobbed after fatal SF tiger attack

Incident date: 
Wed, 12/26/2007
Date reported: 
Wed, 12/26/2007
Date Published: 
Wed, 12/26/2007 (All day)
City: 
San Francisco
State: 
California
Category: 
Human Death
Name: 
Oakland Zoo's tiger exhibit mobbed after fatal SF tiger attack
Headline: 
Oakland Zoo's tiger exhibit mobbed after fatal SF tiger attack
Summary: 

A tiger at San Francisco Zoo escaped his grotto. The tiger attacked and killed a 17-year-old visitor, then attacked and injured his two brothers aged 19 and 23. The two injured brothers underwent surgery at San Francisco Hospital and were reportedly in stable condition following the treatment.

Publication: 
The Oakland Tribune
Author: 
Kristin Bender

Tiger Mauls Zoo Trainer as Visitors Watch

Incident date: 
Sat, 12/23/2006
Date reported: 
Sat, 12/23/2006
Date Published: 
Sat, 12/23/2006 (All day)
City: 
San Francisco
State: 
California
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Tiger Mauls Zoo Trainer as Visitors Watch
Headline: 
Tiger Mauls Zoo Trainer as Visitors Watch
Summary: 

A trainer worked with a 350-pound tiger at the San Francisco Zoo with 50 visitors watching when the tiger suddenly attacked her. It was reported that the woman would likely lose her arm as a result of the attack.

Publication: 
ABC News 6
Author: 
Associated Press

Cuthbert recalls cougar bite

Incident date: 
Thu, 04/15/2004
Date reported: 
Thu, 04/15/2004
Date Published: 
Thu, 04/15/2004 (All day)
City: 
Los Angeles
State: 
California
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Cuthbert recalls cougar bite
Headline: 
Cuthbert recalls cougar bite
Summary: 

While shooting on the set of the television show, "24," an actress working with a cougar was bitten by the animal. 

Publication: 
UPI.com
Author: 
UPI.com

Woman bitten by zoo's cheetah

Incident date: 
Fri, 11/14/2003
Date reported: 
Fri, 11/14/2003
City: 
Palm Springs
State: 
California
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Woman bitten by zoo's cheetah
Headline: 
Woman bitten by zoo's cheetah
Summary: 

A 58-year-old woman was attacked by a cheetah at Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. The woman was treated for wounds to her thigh and calf. 

Publication: 
The Desert Sun
Author: 
Lois Gormley

Zookeeper Recovering After Attack by Tiger

Incident date: 
Tue, 03/25/2003
Date reported: 
Tue, 03/25/2003
Date Published: 
Tue, 03/25/2003 (All day)
City: 
Sacramento
State: 
California
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Zookeeper Recovering After Attack by Tiger
Headline: 
Zookeeper Recovering After Attack by Tiger
Summary: 

While a zookeeper was preparing food for a Sumatran tiger, the 325-pound tiger suddenly attacked him. A volunteer was able to distract the tiger and move him into a holding den.

Publication: 
Los Angeles Times
Author: 
From Times Wire Reports

Pet lynx attacks woman inside Bellevue home

Incident date: 
Fri, 05/04/2012
Date reported: 
Fri, 05/04/2012
Date Published: 
Fri, 05/04/2012 (All day)
City: 
Bellevue
State: 
Washington
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Pet lynx attacks woman inside Bellevue home
Headline: 
Pet lynx attacks woman inside Bellevue home
Summary: 

A 21-year-old woman was attacked by a lynx kept as a pet. The attack occurred while she was cleaning out the cat's cage.

Publication: 
Bellevue News
Author: 
Bellevue News

Cougars rescued in Marion County Owner injured just before Turpentine Creek Refuge workers arrive

Incident date: 
Sat, 07/07/2007
Date reported: 
Sat, 07/07/2007
Date Published: 
Sat, 07/07/2007 (All day)
City: 
Marion County
State: 
Arkansas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Cougars rescued in Marion County Owner injured just before Turpentine Creek Refuge workers arrive
Headline: 
Cougars rescued in Marion County Owner injured just before Turpentine Creek Refuge workers arrive
Summary: 

Shortly before representatives from a wildlife refuge arrived to rehome two cougars kept as pets, the owner of the cougars was attacked. The male cougar knocked the owner to the ground and began biting him. The owner surrendering the cats to the reufge as he could not not take the animals to the new location.

Publication: 
Baxter Bulletin
Author: 
Armando Rios

Tiger cubs heading to new home

Incident date: 
Mon, 05/02/2005
Date reported: 
Mon, 05/02/2005
Date Published: 
Mon, 05/02/2005 (All day)
City: 
Chatham
State: 
Arkansas
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Tiger cubs heading to new home
Headline: 
Tiger cubs heading to new home
Summary: 

Two tiger cubs were found by authorities. After spending several months in a zoo the cubs were then transferred to a preserve in Pittsboro.

Publication: 
Chatham Journal

Lawsuit filed against McClelland's Critters

Incident date: 
Thu, 03/26/2009
Date reported: 
Thu, 03/26/2009
Date Published: 
Thu, 03/26/2009 (All day)
City: 
Banks
State: 
Alabama
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Lawsuit filed against McClelland's Critters
Headline: 
Lawsuit filed against McClelland's Critters
Summary: 

While visiting McClelland's Critters Zoo, a 1-year-old boy was hurt by a leopard. The leopard reached out of its cage and cut open the boy's arm. The mother's attorney said no double fence or protection separated the leopard from visitors.

Publication: 
Troy Messenger
Author: 
Holli Keaton

Worker hurt in lion attack at Birmingham Zoo

Incident date: 
Thu, 02/16/2006
Date reported: 
Thu, 02/16/2006
Date Published: 
Thu, 02/16/2006 (All day)
City: 
Birmingham
State: 
Alabama
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Worker hurt in lion attack at Birmingham Zoo
Headline: 
Worker hurt in lion attack at Birmingham Zoo
Summary: 

The Director of Birmingham Zoo was injured when a 19-year-old lion attacked her. The woman was treated for scalp wounds at a nearby hospital.

Publication: 
Tuscaloosa News
Author: 
Tuscaloosa News