Zoo owner pries worker's head from lion's jaw

Incident date: 
woe, 04/08/1998
Date reported: 
woe, 04/08/1998
Date Published: 
woe, 04/08/1998 (Gehele dag)
City: 
Charlotte
State: 
North Carolina
Category: 
Human Injury
Naam: 
Zoo owner pries worker's head from lion's jaw
Headline: 
Zoo owner pries worker's head from lion's jaw
Summary: 

An employee cleaning out an enclosure at the Charlotte Metro Zoo was attacked by two lions. One lion clamped down into the man's leg and the other his head.  Coworkers rushed to help prying open the lions' mouths and dragging the victim to safety. 

Publication: 
Charlotte Observer
Author: 
Maki Becker