Sedgwick County Zoo leopard attacks boy through cage

Incident date: 
Fri, 05/06/2011
Date reported: 
Fri, 05/06/2011
Date Published: 
Fri, 05/06/2011 (All day)
City: 
Wichita
State: 
Kansas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Sedgwick County Zoo leopard attacks boy through cage
Headline: 
Sedgwick County Zoo leopard attacks boy through cage
Summary: 

While on a school outing to Sedgwick County Zoo, a first-grade schoolboy climbed over some railing into a leopard exhibit. The leopard reached a paw through the fence and grabbed the boy.  The boy was taken to a nearby hospital to receive treatment for the lacerations to his head and neck.  

Publication: 
The Wichita Eagle
Author: 
Stan Finger