Tiger Kills Animal Trainer

Incident date: 
Mar 26 2001
Date reported: 
Mar 26 2001
Date Published: 
Mar 26 2001 - 07:00
City: 
Las Vegas
State: 
Nevada
Category: 
Human Death
Headline: 
Tiger Kills Animal Trainer
Summary: 

A Bengal tiger attacked its trainer from behind while it was being groomed for an advertisement photo shoot.  The trainer died on the scene, and the tiger was quarantined for rabies.

Publication: 
Las Vegas Sun
Author: 
Jace Radke and Adrienne Packer