Owner attacked by pet lion

Incident date: 
Fri, 11/20/1998
Date reported: 
Fri, 11/20/1998
Date Published: 
Fri, 11/20/1998 (All day)
City: 
Kaufman
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Owner attacked by pet lion
Headline: 
Owner attacked by pet lion
Summary: 

The owner of a pet lion was mauled and suffered serious injuries.

Publication: 
States News Service

Victim of tiger attack making good recovery

Incident date: 
Wed, 03/31/1999
Date reported: 
Wed, 03/31/1999
Date Published: 
Wed, 03/31/1999 (All day)
City: 
Tyler
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Victim of tiger attack making good recovery
Headline: 
Victim of tiger attack making good recovery
Summary: 

A volunteer at the Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge reached toward a tiger when the big cat suddenly attacked her. Doctors were unsure whether they would be able to save the woman's arm.

Publication: 
Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tiger escapes owners back yard, caught

Incident date: 
Wed, 06/07/2000
Date reported: 
Wed, 06/07/2000
Date Published: 
Wed, 06/07/2000 (All day)
City: 
Harry County
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Tiger escapes owners back yard, caught
Headline: 
Tiger escapes owners back yard, caught
Summary: 

Animal control officials were alerted that a 300-pound Bengal tiger was on the loose in a northwest Harris County neighborhood. Officials located the tiger and shot the animal with a tranquilizer gun.

Publication: 
Amarillo Globe-News
Author: 
Associated Press

Woman mauled in leopard attack at Wildlife Extravaganza

Incident date: 
Sat, 02/12/2005
Date reported: 
Sat, 02/12/2005
Date Published: 
Sat, 02/12/2005 (All day)
City: 
Cut and Shoot
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Woman mauled in leopard attack at Wildlife Extravaganza
Headline: 
Woman mauled in leopard attack at Wildlife Extravaganza
Summary: 

A woman was hospitalized for several days following an attack at Wildlife Extravaganza. The woman's arm was pulled through a feeding hole by a leopard during feeding time.

Publication: 
Courier
Author: 
Burton Speakman

Cheetah escapes at San Antonio Zoo

Incident date: 
Sat, 02/25/2006
Date reported: 
Sat, 02/25/2006
Date Published: 
Sat, 02/25/2006 (All day)
City: 
San Antonio
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Cheetah escapes at San Antonio Zoo
Headline: 
Cheetah escapes at San Antonio Zoo
Summary: 

A cheetah at the San Antonio Zoo escaped from her enclosure by climbing up a tree and jumping over a fence to the ground. She was on the loose for 20 minutes before being tranquilized and returned to her cage.

Publication: 
WOAI

Volunteer bitten by mountain lion at Bastrop County Zoo

Incident date: 
Wed, 01/23/2008
Date reported: 
Wed, 01/23/2008
Date Published: 
Wed, 01/23/2008 (All day)
City: 
Cedar Creek
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Volunteer bitten by mountain lion at Bastrop County Zoo
Headline: 
Volunteer bitten by mountain lion at Bastrop County Zoo
Summary: 

A volunteer at the Capital of Texas Zoo in Bastrop County was bitten by a mountain lion.

Publication: 
KVUE News
Author: 
Amy Johnston

Knox County Boy, 4, Clawed by Caged Exotic Lion-Tiger

Incident date: 
Mon, 05/05/1997
Date reported: 
Mon, 05/05/1997
Date Published: 
Mon, 05/05/1997 (All day)
City: 
Knox County
State: 
Tennessee
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Knox County Boy, 4, Clawed by Caged Exotic Lion-Tiger
Headline: 
Knox County Boy, 4, Clawed by Caged Exotic Lion-Tiger
Summary: 

A liger reached under the fence of his enclosure at Joe Robinson's roadside meangerie and grabbed a 4-year-old boy with his claw. The boy was treated for lacerations to his leg and buttock.

Publication: 
News-Sentinel
Author: 
Stephanie spellers

Wild Animals Kept As Pets Can Pose Danger

Incident date: 
Fri, 09/22/2000
Date reported: 
Fri, 09/22/2000
Date Published: 
Fri, 09/22/2000 (All day)
City: 
Delmont
State: 
South Dakota
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Wild Animals Kept As Pets Can Pose Danger
Headline: 
Wild Animals Kept As Pets Can Pose Danger
Summary: 

A 14-year-old boy was mauled by his father's pet Siberian tiger. The boy was airlifted to hospital and would remain there recovering for some time. The boy's father keeps a number of other wild animals as pets on his farm near Delmont.

Publication: 
KELOLAND TV

Woman fined for failing to confine lions

Incident date: 
Fri, 07/26/2002
Date reported: 
Fri, 07/26/2002
Date Published: 
Fri, 07/26/2002 (All day)
City: 
Lexington County
State: 
South Carolina
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Woman fined for failing to confine lions
Headline: 
Woman fined for failing to confine lions
Summary: 

A Lexington County woman was fined for allowing her two female African lions to run loose for 45 minutes. The woman also owns two cougars, two bobcats, and a serval.

Publication: 
The State
Author: 
April Simun

Oh, the cat came back

Incident date: 
Fri, 05/04/2007
Date reported: 
Fri, 05/04/2007
Date Published: 
Fri, 05/04/2007 (All day)
City: 
Chanceford Township
State: 
Pennsylvania
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Oh, the cat came back
Headline: 
Oh, the cat came back
Summary: 

A 100-pound pet mountain lion escaped from its cage and roamed freely for one day. The owner noticed his 8-year-old pet lion was missing when he went outside to feed the lion. 

Publication: 
York Daily Record
Author: 
Ted Czech