Lion on the loose in Morgan - Big cat escapes from troubled wildlife facility near lake; school alerts parents on bus route, cops search woods

Incident date: 
Lun, 03/26/2001
Date reported: 
Lun, 03/26/2001
Ciudad: 
Morgan County
State: 
Missouri
Category: 
Escape
Nombre: 
Lion on the loose in Morgan - Big cat escapes from troubled wildlife facility near lake; school alerts parents on bus route, cops search woods
Headline: 
Lion on the loose in Morgan - Big cat escapes from troubled wildlife facility near lake; school alerts parents on bus route, cops search woods
Summary: 

An African lion escaped from his cage at Wayne Oxford’s Ozark Nature Center. The lion was baited and trapped after roaming freely for four days.

Publication: 
Lake Sun Leader
Author: 
Marsha Paxson

Fence going up after cheetah briefly escaped yard at zoo

Incident date: 
Jue, 08/14/2003
Date reported: 
Jue, 08/14/2003
Date Published: 
Jue, 08/14/2003 (Todo el día)
Ciudad: 
St. Louis
State: 
Missouri
Category: 
Escape
Nombre: 
Fence going up after cheetah briefly escaped yard at zoo
Headline: 
Fence going up after cheetah briefly escaped yard at zoo
Summary: 

A cheetah at the St. Louis Zoo escaped from an enclosure. The cheetah escaped by wading through a 12-foot wide moat and jumping over a 12-foot high wall. The animal walked among visitors before being recaptured.

Publication: 
Associated Press
Author: 
Jim Salter

Safety of Branson West attraction question after leopard bite

Incident date: 
Jue, 12/02/2004
Date reported: 
Jue, 12/02/2004
Date Published: 
Jue, 12/02/2004 (Todo el día)
Ciudad: 
Branson West
State: 
Missouri
Category: 
Human Injury
Nombre: 
Safety of Branson West attraction question after leopard bite
Headline: 
Safety of Branson West attraction question after leopard bite
Summary: 

An 18-year-old volunteer at Predator World was bitten on the arm by an 80-pound black leopard.

Publication: 
Branson Daily News
Author: 
Beckie Ferguson

Cheetah Cub Briefly Escapes Zoo Exhibit

Incident date: 
Mar, 11/20/2007
Date reported: 
Mar, 11/20/2007
Date Published: 
Mar, 11/20/2007 (Todo el día)
Ciudad: 
Saint Louis
State: 
Missouri
Category: 
Escape
Nombre: 
Cheetah Cub Briefly Escapes Zoo Exhibit
Headline: 
Cheetah Cub Briefly Escapes Zoo Exhibit
Summary: 

Officials searched for a cheetah cub that had escaped from its enclosure at the St. Louis Zoo. Visitors were led to safety to wait in secure buildings while officials searched the zoo. The cheetah cub was found and tranquilized approximately thirty feet from its enclosure.

Publication: 
KSDK
Author: 
Jim Salter

Duluth zoo aid is OK after first aid; The zookeeper was released from a hospital a day after being bitten by an anesthetized Siberian tiger just out of paw surgery

Incident date: 
Sáb, 10/08/2005
Date reported: 
Sáb, 10/08/2005
Date Published: 
Sáb, 10/08/2005 (Todo el día)
Ciudad: 
Duluth
State: 
Minnesota
Category: 
Human Injury
Nombre: 
Duluth zoo aid is OK after first aid; The zookeeper was released from a hospital a day after being bitten by an anesthetized Siberian tiger just out of paw surgery
Headline: 
Duluth zoo aid is OK after first aid; The zookeeper was released from a hospital a day after being bitten by an anesthetized Siberian tiger just out of paw surgery
Summary: 

A 12-year-old Siberian tiger underwent a medical operation at Lake Superior Zoo. Zookeepers were returning the unconscious tiger to its enclosure when the tiger suddenly bit down on a zookeeper's forearm. In trying to pry open the tiger's jaw, a second zookeeper suffered minor injuries.

Publication: 
Star-Tribune
Author: 
Larry Oakes

7-Year-Old Girl Attacked by Tiger

Incident date: 
Mié, 02/11/2009
Date reported: 
Mié, 02/11/2009
Date Published: 
Mié, 02/11/2009 (Todo el día)
Ciudad: 
Racine
State: 
Minnesota
Category: 
Human Injury
Nombre: 
7-Year-Old Girl Attacked by Tiger
Headline: 
7-Year-Old Girl Attacked by Tiger
Summary: 

While visiting a private animal refuge, a 7-year-old girl was attacked by a Siberian tiger. The tiger forced its way out of a pen to reach the young girl. The girl's injuries were minor and she received a few stitches.

Publication: 
CBS News
Author: 
CBS News

Man injured after sticking hand in jaguar's cage

Incident date: 
Sáb, 10/30/2004
Date reported: 
Sáb, 10/30/2004
Date Published: 
Sáb, 10/30/2004 (Todo el día)
Ciudad: 
Salisbury
State: 
Maryland
Category: 
Human Injury
Nombre: 
Man injured after sticking hand in jaguar's cage
Headline: 
Man injured after sticking hand in jaguar's cage
Summary: 

A man visiting Salisbury Zoo jumped over a fence and walked up to a jaguar's cage. The jaguar swiped at the visitor and got a piece of the man's finger. 

Publication: 
WBOC.com

Escaped Lions Returned to Cages

Incident date: 
Vie, 11/19/1999
Date reported: 
Vie, 11/19/1999
Date Published: 
Vie, 11/19/1999 (Todo el día)
Ciudad: 
Sedgwick County
State: 
Kansas
Category: 
Escape
Nombre: 
Escaped Lions Returned to Cages
Headline: 
Escaped Lions Returned to Cages
Summary: 

Two lions escaped from their pen and roamed freely for several hours. The lions were eventually lured back back to their enclosure. Neighbors commented this was not the first escape that had occurred at this private residence.

Publication: 
Wichita Eagle
Author: 
Alex Branch

High school student gets nibbled when she puts her hand in cougar's cage

Incident date: 
Vie, 02/25/2000
Date reported: 
Vie, 02/25/2000
Date Published: 
Vie, 02/25/2000 (Todo el día)
Ciudad: 
Great Bend
State: 
Kansas
Category: 
Human Injury
Nombre: 
High school student gets nibbled when she puts her hand in cougar's cage
Headline: 
High school student gets nibbled when she puts her hand in cougar's cage
Summary: 

While visiting the Brit Spaugh Zoo, a high school student stuck her arm into a cougar's cage and was bitten on the hand and arm. 

Publication: 
Great Bend Tribune
Author: 
Chuck Smith

Zoo worker mauled by Sumatran tiger

Incident date: 
Dom, 02/28/1999
Date reported: 
Dom, 02/28/1999
Date Published: 
Dom, 02/28/1999 (Todo el día)
Ciudad: 
Fort Wayne
State: 
Indiana
Category: 
Human Injury
Nombre: 
Zoo worker mauled by Sumatran tiger
Headline: 
Zoo worker mauled by Sumatran tiger
Summary: 

A tiger mauled an employee at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. The tiger attacked while the employee was cleaning the cage. The woman suffered injures to her chest, neck, and back. 

Publication: 
Courier & Press