Big cats, heart rule on opening day of Riverfest

Incident date: 
Jul 3 2003
Date reported: 
Jul 3 2003
Date Published: 
Jul 3 2003 - 06:00
City: 
La Crosse
State: 
Wisconsin
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Big cats, heart rule on opening day of Riverfest
Headline: 
Big cats, heart rule on opening day of Riverfest
Summary: 

While performing to a crowd of 400 people, an animal trainer was mauled by a tiger. The trainer required treatment, including 30 to 40 stiches, as a result of the attack.

Publication: 
La Crosse Tribune
Author: 
Timothy San Pedro