From his hospital bed, man dismisses tiger attack as 'not a big deal'

Incident date: 
Fri, 08/08/2008
Date reported: 
Fri, 08/08/2008
Date Published: 
Fri, 08/08/2008 (All day)
City: 
Richmond
State: 
Illinois
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
From his hospital bed, man dismisses tiger attack as 'not a big deal'
Headline: 
From his hospital bed, man dismisses tiger attack as 'not a big deal'
Summary: 

An animal trainer was practicing an act at the Hawthorn Corporation when a tiger he was working with attacked him. The man suffered a puncture wound on this knee, a bite wound on his arm, and several scratches.

Publication: 
Chicago Tribune
Author: 
Carolyn Starks and Jeff Long