Sheriffs: 2 tiger attacks show tougher laws needed

Incident date: 
Me, 08/06/2008
Date reported: 
Me, 08/06/2008
Date Published: 
Me, 08/06/2008 (Toute la journée)
City: 
St. Louis
State: 
Missouri
Catégorie: 
Human Injury
Nom: 
Sheriffs: 2 tiger attacks show tougher laws needed
Headline: 
Sheriffs: 2 tiger attacks show tougher laws needed
Summary: 

While recapping two big cat incidents occurring within one week, law enforcement officials comment on the need for effective regulation of exotic animals.

Publication: 
USA Today
Auteur: 
Associated Press

Part I: Missouri sees second tiger attack in 2 days

Incident date: 
Lu, 08/04/2008
Date reported: 
Lu, 08/04/2008
Date Published: 
Lu, 08/04/2008 (Toute la journée)
City: 
Warrenton
State: 
Missouri
Catégorie: 
Human Injury
Nom: 
Missouri sees second tiger attack in 2 days
Headline: 
Missouri sees second tiger attack in 2 days
Summary: 

An 800-pound tiger mauled a volunteer at Wesa-A-Geh-Ya animal farm. The big cat jumped a 3-meter gate and attacked the volunteer as he was cleaning the cage.

Publication: 
USA Today
Auteur: 
Associated Press

Man without tiger's paperwork arrested

Incident date: 
Sa, 06/25/2005
Date reported: 
Sa, 06/25/2005
Date Published: 
Ve, 03/25/2005 (Toute la journée)
City: 
Otter Tail County
State: 
Minnesota
Nom: 
Man without tiger's paperwork arrested
Headline: 
Man without tiger's paperwork arrested
Summary: 

Police officers responded to a complaint that a teenage girl had been scratched by a tiger on March 6th, 2005. In investigating the complaint, officers discovered that the owner also had a tiger cub and a cougar cub without a permit. 

Publication: 
UPI.com
Auteur: 
UPI.com

Sedgwick County Zoo leopard attacks boy through cage

Incident date: 
Ve, 05/06/2011
Date reported: 
Ve, 05/06/2011
Date Published: 
Ve, 05/06/2011 (Toute la journée)
City: 
Wichita
State: 
Kansas
Catégorie: 
Human Injury
Nom: 
Sedgwick County Zoo leopard attacks boy through cage
Headline: 
Sedgwick County Zoo leopard attacks boy through cage
Summary: 

While on a school outing to Sedgwick County Zoo, a first-grade schoolboy climbed over some railing into a leopard exhibit. The leopard reached a paw through the fence and grabbed the boy.  The boy was taken to a nearby hospital to receive treatment for the lacerations to his head and neck.  

Publication: 
The Wichita Eagle
Auteur: 
Stan Finger

Kansas Woman Mauled

Incident date: 
Sa, 06/26/1999
Date reported: 
Sa, 06/26/1999
Date Published: 
Sa, 06/26/1999 (Toute la journée)
City: 
Sterling
State: 
Kansas
Catégorie: 
Human Injury
Nom: 
Kansas Woman Mauled
Headline: 
Kansas Woman Mauled
Summary: 

A woman was taken to hospital after she reached through a cage to touch a Siberian tiger. The woman survived, but suffered a dislocated shoulder, broken hand, puncture wound, torn biceps, and severe cuts to her arm.

Publication: 
Kansas City Star

Potawatomi Zoo worker recovering after leopard attack

Incident date: 
Lu, 05/26/2008
Date reported: 
Lu, 05/26/2008
Date Published: 
Lu, 05/26/2008 (Toute la journée)
City: 
South Bend
State: 
Indiana
Catégorie: 
Human Injury
Nom: 
Potawatomi Zoo worker recovering after leopard attack
Headline: 
Potawatomi Zoo worker recovering after leopard attack
Summary: 

While conducting her daily routine, a zookeeper was attacked by a leopard in the holding area at the Potawatomi Zoo. The woman was taken to hospital and released the next day

Publication: 
WNDU

Cougars maul handlers at park

Incident date: 
Je, 01/24/2002
Date reported: 
Je, 01/24/2002
Date Published: 
Je, 01/24/2002 (Toute la journée)
City: 
Gentry
State: 
Arkansas
Catégorie: 
Human Injury
Nom: 
Cougars maul handlers at park
Headline: 
Cougars maul handlers at park
Summary: 

Two animal handlers were attacked by two tigers at Wild Wilderness Drive Thru Safari. One of the employees was bitten in the face, while the other suffered bites to his arm and leg. Both were taken to the hospital.

Publication: 
NewsOK

IFAW experts to brief MEPs at wildlife trafficking workshop

Publication Date: 
Ma, 02/26/2013
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IFAW experts will tomorrow brief MEPs on its global strategy to combat wildlife crime as part of a workshop organised by the European Parliament’s ENVI committee.

IFAW Political Officer Satyen Sinha, will describe the vast scale of global wildlife crime and outline how IFAW combats wildlife trafficking internationally on its own and in partnership with INTERPOL and others.

Press Location: 
Brussels, Belgium
Contact presse
Contact presse: 
Adrian Hiel (IFAW EU)
Contact phone: 
+32 2 282 06 93
Contact portable : 
+32 473 86 34 61
Contact email: 

Tiger Kills owner six weeks after killing trainer

Incident date: 
Di, 11/15/1998
Date reported: 
Di, 11/15/1998
Date Published: 
Di, 11/15/1998 (Toute la journée)
City: 
Alachua
State: 
Florida
Catégorie: 
Human Death
Nom: 
Tiger Kills owner six weeks after killing trainer
Headline: 
Tiger Kills owner six weeks after killing trainer
Summary: 

A 3-year-old tiger inflicted a fatal neck wound to its trainer. The 34-year-old trainer died as a result of the attack. Months later, the tiger was killed after it fatally attacked another person in a second incident.