Man Loses Finger, Zoo Visiting Rights

Incident date: 
May 18 2004
Date reported: 
May 18 2004
Date Published: 
May 18 2004 - 06:00
City: 
Alburquerque
State: 
New Mexico
Category: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Man Loses Finger, Zoo Visiting Rights
Summary: 

The Rio Grande zoo banned a man after he intentionally stuck his hand into a jaguar's cage.  The jaguar bit one of the man's fingers off and the man attempted to flee the scene.  He was banned from returning.

Publication: 
Fox News