PETA seeks inquiry into cougar's strangulation

Incident date: 
Fri, 01/27/2006
Date reported: 
Fri, 01/27/2006
Date Published: 
Fri, 01/27/2006 (All day)
City: 
Center Hill
State: 
Florida
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
PETA seeks inquiry into cougar's strangulation
Headline: 
PETA seeks inquiry into cougar's strangulation
Summary: 

A male cougar escaped through an improperly secured door at Savage Kingdom and animal keepers used ropes to secure the big cat. The ropes around its neck tightened when the cougar spun and fought off the recapture. The cougar suffocated and died.

Publication: 
Orlando Sentinel
Author: 
Martin Comas

Jaguar bites second trainer as film chase turns real

Incident date: 
Fri, 10/24/1997
Date reported: 
Fri, 10/24/1997
Date Published: 
Fri, 10/24/1997 (All day)
City: 
Calabasas
State: 
California
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Jaguar bites second trainer as film chase turns real
Headline: 
Jaguar bites second trainer as film chase turns real
Summary: 

A black jaguar attacked a trainer working on a movie set. The trainer's injuries included bite wounds on his leg and hand. 

Publication: 
The Daily News
Author: 
Amy Collins

Tiger Mauls Woman at Animal Theme Park

Incident date: 
Sat, 08/01/1998
Date reported: 
Sat, 08/01/1998
Date Published: 
Sat, 08/01/1998 (All day)
City: 
Vallejo
State: 
California
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Tiger Mauls Woman at Animal Theme Park
Headline: 
Tiger Mauls Woman at Animal Theme Park
Summary: 

A 45-year-old woman posed near a Bengal tiger at Marine World and fell off the platform on which she was standing into a tiger holding area. A tiger attacked the woman. A male trainer rushed to help the woman and he came away from the incident with minor cuts.

Publication: 
LA Times
Author: 
Associated Press

Tiger mauls sanctuary volunteer

Incident date: 
Wed, 04/15/1998
Date reported: 
Wed, 04/15/1998
Date Published: 
Wed, 04/15/1998 (All day)
City: 
West Fork
State: 
Arkansas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Tiger mauls sanctuary volunteer
Headline: 
Tiger mauls sanctuary volunteer
Summary: 

A 28-year-old volunteer at the River Glen Feline Conservatory was attacked by a 300-pound tiger. The volunteer was mowing the grass at the sanctuary when the incident occurred. The man was taken to hospital and it was reported he was in critical condition. 

Publication: 
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Tiger on the loose

Incident date: 
Fri, 03/16/2001
Date reported: 
Fri, 03/16/2001
Date Published: 
Fri, 03/16/2001 (All day)
City: 
Witts Springs
State: 
Arkansas
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Tiger on the loose
Headline: 
Tiger on the loose
Summary: 

A 400-pound tiger escaped from a backyard menagerie and roamed freely for three days. While loose, the tiger attacked a dog. The dog survived but suffered puncture wounds. Officials eventually recaptured the tiger in a wooded area.

Publication: 
KARK-TV
Author: 
Sonseeahray Tonsall

One of three pet tigers dies after capture

Incident date: 
Mon, 04/09/2001
Date reported: 
Mon, 04/09/2001
Date Published: 
Mon, 04/09/2001 (All day)
City: 
Van Buren County
State: 
Arkansas
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
One of three pet tigers dies after capture
Headline: 
One of three pet tigers dies after capture
Summary: 

Three pet tigers escaped from their cages. The tigers roamed freely for three hours before being recaptured. After the tigers had been tranquilized and returned, one of the tigers died.

Publication: 
THV

Tiger bites firefighter at Crossett Zoo

Incident date: 
Mon, 06/23/2003
Date reported: 
Mon, 06/23/2003
Date Published: 
Mon, 06/23/2003 (All day)
City: 
Crossett
State: 
Arkansas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Tiger bites firefighter at Crossett Zoo
Headline: 
Tiger bites firefighter at Crossett Zoo
Summary: 

While visiting the Crossett Zoo, a firefighter was bitten by a tiger suffering a deep laceration and lost part of his thumb.

Publication: 
Ashley County Ledger

Woman is injured by tiger in Gentry

Incident date: 
Thu, 11/11/2004
Date reported: 
Thu, 11/11/2004
Date Published: 
Thu, 11/11/2004 (All day)
City: 
Gentry
State: 
Arkansas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Woman is injured by tiger in Gentry
Headline: 
Woman is injured by tiger in Gentry
Summary: 

A visitor was taken to hospital for treatment after a tiger pulled the flesh off her finger. The incident happened when the woman placed her hand in the tiger's cage at the Wild Wilderness Drive Thru Safari.

Publication: 
The Benton County Daily Record
Author: 
Serina Wilkins