Pet lion given away after woman attacked

Incident date: 
Tue, 06/01/2004
Date reported: 
Tue, 06/01/2004
Date Published: 
Tue, 06/01/2004 (All day)
City: 
Chillicothe
State: 
Ohio
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Pet lion given away after woman attacked
Headline: 
Pet lion given away after woman attacked
Summary: 

A 33-year-old woman was attacked by her father’s pet lion. The owner shot and killed the lion during the incident in an effort to save his daughter. The owner decided he would kill his other pet lion to prevent further danger to his family, but a local fire fighter intervened and organized for an animal sanctuary to take the animal.

Publication: 
Cincinnati Tristate Brief
Author: 
Staff/Wire reports