Zookeeper mauled by lion at Mesker Zoo

Incident date: 
woe, 10/20/1999
Date reported: 
woe, 10/20/1999
City: 
Evansville
State: 
Indiana
Category: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Zookeeper mauled by lion at Mesker Zoo
Summary: 

A zookeeper at the Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Gardens was attacked by an African lion.  The employee had just finished feeding the lion when it attacked.  The big cat fractured the employee's arm.

Publication: 
Evansville Courier Press
Author: 
Ella Johnson