Sedgwick County Zoo leopard attacks boy through cage

Incident date: 
Fri, 05/06/2011
Date reported: 
Fri, 05/06/2011
Date Published: 
Fri, 05/06/2011 (All day)
City: 
Wichita
State: 
Kansas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Sedgwick County Zoo leopard attacks boy through cage
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Sedgwick County Zoo leopard attacks boy through cage
Summary: 

While on a school outing to Sedgwick County Zoo, a first-grade schoolboy climbed over some railing into a leopard exhibit. The leopard reached a paw through the fence and grabbed the boy.  The boy was taken to a nearby hospital to receive treatment for the lacerations to his head and neck.  

Publication: 
The Wichita Eagle
Author: 
Stan Finger

Kansas Woman Mauled

Incident date: 
Sat, 06/26/1999
Date reported: 
Sat, 06/26/1999
Date Published: 
Sat, 06/26/1999 (All day)
City: 
Sterling
State: 
Kansas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Kansas Woman Mauled
Headline: 
Kansas Woman Mauled
Summary: 

A woman was taken to hospital after she reached through a cage to touch a Siberian tiger. The woman survived, but suffered a dislocated shoulder, broken hand, puncture wound, torn biceps, and severe cuts to her arm.

Publication: 
Kansas City Star

Potawatomi Zoo worker recovering after leopard attack

Incident date: 
Mon, 05/26/2008
Date reported: 
Mon, 05/26/2008
Date Published: 
Mon, 05/26/2008 (All day)
City: 
South Bend
State: 
Indiana
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Potawatomi Zoo worker recovering after leopard attack
Headline: 
Potawatomi Zoo worker recovering after leopard attack
Summary: 

While conducting her daily routine, a zookeeper was attacked by a leopard in the holding area at the Potawatomi Zoo. The woman was taken to hospital and released the next day

Publication: 
WNDU

Cougars maul handlers at park

Incident date: 
Thu, 01/24/2002
Date reported: 
Thu, 01/24/2002
Date Published: 
Thu, 01/24/2002 (All day)
City: 
Gentry
State: 
Arkansas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Cougars maul handlers at park
Headline: 
Cougars maul handlers at park
Summary: 

Two animal handlers were attacked by two tigers at Wild Wilderness Drive Thru Safari. One of the employees was bitten in the face, while the other suffered bites to his arm and leg. Both were taken to the hospital.

Publication: 
NewsOK

IFAW experts to brief MEPs at wildlife trafficking workshop

Publication Date: 
Tue, 02/26/2013
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IFAW experts will tomorrow brief MEPs on its global strategy to combat wildlife crime as part of a workshop organised by the European Parliament’s ENVI committee.

IFAW Political Officer Satyen Sinha, will describe the vast scale of global wildlife crime and outline how IFAW combats wildlife trafficking internationally on its own and in partnership with INTERPOL and others.

Press Location: 
Brussels, Belgium
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Press Contact: 
Adrian Hiel (IFAW EU)
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Tiger Kills owner six weeks after killing trainer

Incident date: 
Sun, 11/15/1998
Date reported: 
Sun, 11/15/1998
Date Published: 
Sun, 11/15/1998 (All day)
City: 
Alachua
State: 
Florida
Category: 
Human Death
Name: 
Tiger Kills owner six weeks after killing trainer
Headline: 
Tiger Kills owner six weeks after killing trainer
Summary: 

A 3-year-old tiger inflicted a fatal neck wound to its trainer. The 34-year-old trainer died as a result of the attack. Months later, the tiger was killed after it fatally attacked another person in a second incident.

Hoorzittingen WHO; IFAW's Sheryl Fink doet verslag van de eerste dag

Tue, 02/19/2013
Sheryl Fink van het IFAW maakt aantekeningen tijdens de vergadering van de Werel

Sheryl Fink van het IFAW maakt aantekeningen tijdens de vergadering van de Wereldhandelsorganisatie in Geneve.

Maandag 18 februari was de eerste van drie dagen waarop de Wereldhandelsorganisatie (WHO) hoorzittingen hield. Canada en Noorwegen vechten bij deze organisatie Europese wetgeving aan die de import en verkoop van zeehondenproducten reguleert.

Spotlight India: creatief project rond olifanten zet kinderfantasie aan het werk

Tue, 02/19/2013
 creatief project rond olifanten zet kinderfantasie aan het werk

 creatief project rond olifanten zet kinderfantasie aan het werk

Ooit een olifant gezien met flapperende vleugels, afgezien van onze vriend Dombo dan, of een olifant met een koptelefoon als een rockster?

In de fantasie van kinderen is niets onmogelijk.

United Voice needed to save elephants and rhinos says UK Environment Minister

Publication Date: 
Fri, 02/22/2013
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Richard Benyon, UK Minister for Natural Environment & Fisheries meets with KWS
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Richard Benyon, UK Minister for Natural Environment & Fisheries meets with KWS

Amboseli, Kenya – African countries need to have a single voice to save elephants and rhinos from extinction. This is the message from Richard Benyon, UK Minister for Natural Environment & Fisheries, who was meeting with frontline Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) officers during his first visit to Amboseli National Park.

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