Leopard attacks, injures zoo worker

Incident date: 
don, 03/11/2004
Date reported: 
don, 03/11/2004
Date Published: 
don, 03/11/2004 (Gehele dag)
City: 
Reno
State: 
Nevada
Category: 
Escape
Naam: 
Leopard attacks, injures zoo worker
Headline: 
Leopard attacks, injures zoo worker
Summary: 

While volunteering at Sierra Safari Zoo, a woman was bitten by a leopard. The incident occurred when the volunteer removed a food bowl from the leopard's cage.

Publication: 
Reno Gazette
Author: 
Don Cox

Tigers Spotted on Vegas Rooftop

Incident date: 
maa, 10/28/2002
Date reported: 
maa, 10/28/2002
Date Published: 
maa, 10/28/2002 (Gehele dag)
City: 
Las Vegas
State: 
Nevada
Category: 
Escape
Naam: 
Tigers Spotted on Vegas Rooftop
Headline: 
Tigers Spotted on Vegas Rooftop
Summary: 

Animal control was called by residents who reported seeing tiger cubs loose on a neighbor's roof.

Publication: 
KLAS-TV

Tiger bites Omaha zoo veterinarian

Incident date: 
woe, 02/11/2009
Date reported: 
woe, 02/11/2009
Date Published: 
woe, 02/11/2009 (Gehele dag)
City: 
Omaha
State: 
Nebraska
Category: 
Human Injury
Naam: 
Tiger bites Omaha zoo veterinarian
Headline: 
Tiger bites Omaha zoo veterinarian
Summary: 

While performing a routine medical examination on an unconscious tiger, a veterinarian was bitten by the tiger. The veterinarian was taken to the hospital and treated for his serious condition.

Publication: 
Omaha World-Herald
Author: 
Joel Fulton

Cheetah Escape Baffles Mo. Zoo Officials

Incident date: 
woe, 11/21/2007
Date reported: 
woe, 11/21/2007
Date Published: 
woe, 11/21/2007 (Gehele dag)
City: 
St. Louis
State: 
Missouri
Category: 
Escape
Naam: 
Cheetah Escape Baffles Mo. Zoo Officials
Headline: 
Cheetah Escape Baffles Mo. Zoo Officials
Summary: 

A visitor at the St. Louis Zoo reported to a zoo employee that a cheetah was on the loose. Zoo veterinarians and workers were able to secure the cougar and no person was harmed. This was the third time a cheetah escaped from the exhibit and the zoo remained unsure how the escape happened.

Publication: 
Cheetah Escape Baffles Mo. Zoo Officials
Author: 
Associated Press

Police respond to loose lions in Beltrami County

Incident date: 
don, 04/15/2010
Date reported: 
don, 04/15/2010
Date Published: 
don, 04/15/2010 (Gehele dag)
City: 
Bemidji
State: 
Minnesota
Category: 
Escape
Naam: 
Police respond to loose lions in Beltrami County
Headline: 
Police respond to loose lions in Beltrami County
Summary: 

Two young lions escaped from a private zoo. The lions were playing in a temporary pen and their combined weight allowed them to bump open a gate. A person reported the lions loose in the yard wrestling with a dog in a resident's yard.

Publication: 
Fox21News
Author: 
Associated Press

Tiger trainer was fearless, but one cat was a killer Pine County mauling death is Minnesota's first fatality in a string of animal attacks

Incident date: 
zat, 04/08/2006
Date reported: 
zat, 04/08/2006
City: 
Pine County
State: 
Minnesota
Category: 
Human Death
Naam: 
Tiger trainer was fearless, but one cat was a killer Pine County mauling death is Minnesota's first fatality in a string of animal attacks
Headline: 
Tiger trainer was fearless, but one cat was a killer Pine County mauling death is Minnesota's first fatality in a string of animal attacks
Summary: 

A 52-year-old woman and longtime exotic animal trainer was found dead at her home where she kept tigers and other animals. Officers found an enclosure gate open and it was thought the tiger escaped through this opening.

Publication: 
St. Paul Pioneer Pres
Author: 
Rick Linsk

A jungle of confusion: tigers in Minnesota

Incident date: 
woe, 05/25/2005
Date reported: 
woe, 05/25/2005
Date Published: 
woe, 05/25/2005 (Gehele dag)
City: 
Underwood
State: 
Minnesota
Category: 
Human Injury
Naam: 
A jungle of confusion: tigers in Minnesota
Headline: 
A jungle of confusion: tigers in Minnesota
Summary: 

At Grant Oly's Tiger Zone, four tigers mauled a 37-year-old woman. The woman was cleaning the tiger's pen.

Author: 
Erin Galbally

Tiger-keeper faces possible fine, jail time

Incident date: 
vri, 02/20/2004
Date reported: 
vri, 02/20/2004
Date Published: 
vri, 02/20/2004 (Gehele dag)
City: 
Red Wing
State: 
Minnesota
Category: 
Human Injury
Naam: 
Tiger-keeper faces possible fine, jail time
Headline: 
Tiger-keeper faces possible fine, jail time
Summary: 

Tiger-Zone, a business based in Red Wing, Minnesota, has been involved in a series of incidents resulting in injuries to visitors. In these incidents, a pregnant woman and four teenagers were injured.  

Publication: 
Post Bulletin
Author: 
Associated Press

Detroit Zoo worker survives lion attack

Incident date: 
maa, 05/26/2008
Date reported: 
maa, 05/26/2008
Date Published: 
maa, 05/26/2008 (Gehele dag)
City: 
Detroit
State: 
Michigan
Category: 
Human Injury
Naam: 
Detroit Zoo worker survives lion attack
Headline: 
Detroit Zoo worker survives lion attack
Summary: 

As a zoo worker moved a lion from an outdoor viewing area to an indoor habitat, the lion attacked him. The lion bit and clawed the man while the man fought back with pepper spray to fend off the lion.

Publication: 
UPI.com

Woman Mauled to Death by Lion

Incident date: 
din, 10/31/1995
Date reported: 
din, 10/31/1995
Date Published: 
din, 10/31/1995 (Gehele dag)
State: 
Michigan
Category: 
Human Death
Naam: 
Woman Mauled to Death by Lion
Headline: 
Woman Mauled to Death by Lion
Summary: 

A 30-year-old woman was killed and 44-year-old man was injured in a lion attack. The lion was kept in a cage on a farm in Monterey Township, Michigan. As the woman stepped into the cage with her 9-year-old daughter watching on, the lion attacked. The 44-year-old man was injured when trying to save the woman.

Publication: 
Chicago Tribune
Author: 
Gary Borg