Tiger cub gets out of cage during training exercise

Incident date: 
Sat, 04/24/2010
Date reported: 
Sat, 04/24/2010
Date Published: 
Sat, 04/24/2010 (All day)
City: 
Rockwell
State: 
North Carolina
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Tiger cub gets out of cage during training exercise
Headline: 
Tiger cub gets out of cage during training exercise
Summary: 

A mother and her 7-year-old son spent the morning at the nonprofit Tiger World reserve on a class field trip. While the mother and son watched two tigers being transferred from their enclosure to a trailer, one tiger broke through the Plexiglas enclosing him. Facts are in dispute as to what followed, yet no person was reported injured.

Publication: 
WSOCTV.COM