550-pound Tiger Kills Trainer

Incident date: 
Me, 08/01/2001
Date reported: 
Me, 08/01/2001
Date Published: 
Me, 08/01/2001 (Toute la journée)
City: 
Center Hill
State: 
Florida
Catégorie: 
Human Death
Nom: 
550-pound Tiger Kills Trainer
Headline: 
550-pound Tiger Kills Trainer
Summary: 

At Savage Kingdom, a crossbred Siberian tiger lunged at and killed a 49-year-old animal trainer. The trainer was repairing a chain link fence with a female coworker when the tiger attacked. The man held off the tiger long enough for his coworker to escape.

Publication: 
Orlando Sentinel
Auteur: 
Robert Sargent Jr. and Jason Garcia