Bengal Tiger Escapes From Cage

Incident date: 
Sun, 02/27/2005
Date reported: 
Sun, 02/27/2005
Date Published: 
Sun, 02/27/2005 (All day)
City: 
Wellington
State: 
Florida
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Bengal Tiger Escapes From Cage
Headline: 
Bengal Tiger Escapes From Cage
Summary: 

The cage at the Panther Ridge Sanctuary was not properly locked and a tiger escaped during feeding time. The tiger roamed the compount for two hours. Wildlife officers and sheriff's deputies captured the animal by tranquilizing it with a dart and then returning it to its cage.

Publication: 
Sun Sentinel
Author: 
Akilah Johnson