Trainer Bitten by Panther on Movie Set at Malibu Park Accident

Incident date: 
don, 10/16/1997
Date reported: 
don, 10/16/1997
City: 
Malibu Creek State Park
State: 
California
Category: 
Human Injury
Naam: 
Trainer Bitten by Panther on Movie Set at Malibu Park Accident: Woman is recovering after surgery to repair broken ankle. It is unclear why leashed animal attacked her
Headline: 
Trainer Bitten by Panther on Movie Set at Malibu Park
Summary: 

While filming on set in a movie, an animal trainer suffered injuries when the panther bit on her ankle. As the trainer tried to break free, the panther tightened its grip with such force that it broke the trainer's  bone. The trainer was taken to hospital and was treated; the panther was returned to its cage.

Publication: 
Los Angeles Times
Author: 
Claire Vitucci