Detroit Zoo worker survives lion attack

Incident date: 
Mon, 05/26/2008
Date reported: 
Mon, 05/26/2008
Date Published: 
Mon, 05/26/2008 (All day)
City: 
Detroit
State: 
Michigan
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
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