Tiger mauls sanctuary volunteer; FWC charges founder for 43rd time

Incident date: 
don, 02/21/2008
Date reported: 
don, 02/21/2008
Date Published: 
don, 02/21/2008 (Gehele dag)
City: 
Tallahassee
State: 
Florida
Category: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Tiger mauls sanctuary volunteer; FWC charges founder for 43rd time
Summary: 

A volunteer at the Horseshoe Creek Wildlife Sanctuary suffered injuries to her left leg and right hand after a tiger mauled her while she was cleaning its cage.  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission launched an investigation and charged the sanctuary's owner with keeping a tiger in a substandard cage.

Publication: 
TC Palm
Author: 
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission