Zoo owner shares more details on jaguar attack

Incident date: 
Thu, 02/05/2009
Date reported: 
Thu, 02/05/2009
Date Published: 
Thu, 02/05/2009 (All day)
City: 
Thurmont
State: 
Maryland
Category: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Zoo owner shares more details on jaguar attack
Summary: 

A jaguar at the Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo mauled an employee.  The Director of Frederick County Animal control said the jaguar opened the door between the outdoor and indoor enclosures to attack the employee.  She was hospitalized and the jaguar was quarantined for rabies.

Publication: 
The Gazette
Author: 
Jeremy Hauck

Leopard injures employee at zoo

Incident date: 
Fri, 09/10/2004
Date reported: 
Fri, 09/10/2004
Date Published: 
Fri, 09/10/2004 (All day)
City: 
Trenton
State: 
Maine
Category: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Leopard injures employee at zoo
Summary: 

A leopard attacked an employee at the Acadia Zoological Park.  The man suffered injuries to his face ad one arm, but they were not considered life threatening.

Publication: 
Maine Sun Journal
Author: 
Associated Press

Louisiana woman is fair after pet leopard bites her

Incident date: 
Wed, 02/11/2004
Date reported: 
Wed, 02/11/2004
Date Published: 
Wed, 02/11/2004 (All day)
City: 
Port Sulpher
State: 
Louisiana
Category: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Louisiana woman is fair after pet leopard bites her
Summary: 

A pet leopard attacked its owners. Authorities shot and killed the big cat following the attack.

Publication: 
Desert News
Author: 
Associated Press

Bengal tiger on the loose eludes police

Incident date: 
Wed, 09/01/2004
Date reported: 
Wed, 09/01/2004
Date Published: 
Wed, 09/01/2004 (All day)
City: 
Fort Polk
State: 
Louisiana
Category: 
Escape
Headline: 
Bengal tiger on the loose eludes police
Summary: 

A Bengal tiger was spotted near an army base. Around 40 soldiers and sheriff’s deputies searched the woods in Fort Polk for two days, but the tiger eluded capture. It was unclear where the tiger came from.

Publication: 
MSNBC
Author: 
Associated Press

Wildlife Officials Looking For Escaped Snow Leopard

Incident date: 
Thu, 07/29/2004
Date reported: 
Thu, 07/29/2004
Date Published: 
Thu, 07/29/2004 (All day)
City: 
Shepherdsville
State: 
Kentucky
Category: 
Escape
Headline: 
Wildlife Officials Looking For Escaped Snow Leopard
Summary: 

A snow leopard escaped while it was being transferred into a new cage.  Authorities were not worried the snow leopard was a threat because it had been declawed.

Publication: 
Wave3

Tiger attacks child

Incident date: 
Sun, 01/10/1999
Date reported: 
Sun, 01/10/1999
Date Published: 
Sun, 01/10/1999 (All day)
City: 
Wichita
State: 
Kansas
Category: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Tiger attacks child
Summary: 

A 75-pound tiger cub from a private zoo attacked a 5-year-old child. The child received 20 stitches.  The tiger was killed following the attack. 

Publication: 
Topeka Capital-Journal
Author: 
Associated Press

Tiger escape sparks questions over animal permits

Incident date: 
Wed, 05/09/2001
Date reported: 
Wed, 05/09/2001
Date Published: 
Wed, 05/09/2001 (All day)
City: 
Oskaloosa
State: 
Kansas
Category: 
Escape
Headline: 
Tiger escape sparks questions over animal permits
Summary: 

A 600-pound tiger escaped from Gatekeepers Wildlife Sanctuary when it jumped over an 8-foot fence.  Authorities shot the big cat three hours after it escaped.

Publication: 
The Mirror
Author: 
Caroline Trowbridge

Tiger bites woman who sticks arm in cage

Incident date: 
Wed, 08/22/2001
Date reported: 
Wed, 08/22/2001
Date Published: 
Wed, 08/22/2001 (All day)
City: 
Tonganoxie
State: 
Kansas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Tiger bites woman who sticks arm in cage
Headline: 
Tiger bites woman who sticks arm in cage
Summary: 

A 27-year old woman was attacked by a lion while feeding her neighbor's bears.  The big cat reached out from its cage, pulled the woman's arm towards it, and then bit the arm. The woman was treated for her wounds and released.

Publication: 
The Mirror
Author: 
Lisa Scheller

Tiger kills Kansas teen posing for photo

Incident date: 
Fri, 08/19/2005
Date reported: 
Fri, 08/19/2005
Date Published: 
Fri, 08/19/2005 (All day)
City: 
Altamont
State: 
Kansas
Category: 
Human Death
Headline: 
Tiger kills Kansas teen posing for photo
Summary: 

A 17-year old girl died after she was attacked while getting her senior portraits taken with a tiger.  The big cat was later killed.

 

Publication: 
NBC News
Author: 
Associated Press

Lion Mauls Man At Kansas Refuge

Incident date: 
Wed, 02/25/2009
Date reported: 
Wed, 02/25/2009
Date Published: 
Wed, 02/25/2009 (All day)
City: 
Oakley
State: 
Kansas
Category: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Lion Mauls Man At Kansas Refuge
Summary: 

A lion mauled a man at an animal refuge.  The man was staying at a motel nearby and made his way into an outer perimeter of the lion's enclosure.  The man reached his arm over the inner gate and the lion grabbed the man's right arm.  The owner hit the lion with a metal pipe until he released the man's arm.  The man was transferred to a hospital in Denver for surgery and is expected to recover.

Publication: 
CBS News
Author: 
Associated Press