Bengal tiger escaped while cage was cleaned

Incident date: 
Feb 6 2003
Date reported: 
Feb 6 2003
Date Published: 
Feb 6 2003 - 06:00
City: 
Jacksonville
State: 
Florida
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Benegal tiger escaped whiel cage was cleaned
Headline: 
Benegal tiger escaped whiel cage was cleaned
Summary: 

A bengal tiger escaped through an opening between its enclosure and a holding cage. The tiger then climbed onto a car and over a fence, and was later found nearby to a Wendy's restaurant.

Publication: 
First Coast News
Author: 
Associated Press