Lion kills worker at Calif. Sanctuary

Incident date: 
Wed, 03/06/2013
Date reported: 
Wed, 03/06/2013
Date Published: 
Wed, 03/06/2013 (All day)
City: 
Dunlap
State: 
California
Category: 
Human Death
Name: 
Lion kills woman interning at Calif. sanctuary
Headline: 
Lion kills worker at Calif. Sanctuary
Summary: 

A 26-year-old intern was attacked and killed by a 4-year-old male lion at the Project Survival's Cat Haven non-profit preserve near Fresno, California. It is unknown why the intern was inside the lion's enclosure when the male lion attacked her. The lion had lived at the preserve since it was 8-weeks-old. Following the attack, the lion was shot and killed by a deputy from the Fresno County Sheriff's Office.

Publication: 
USA Today
Author: 
Michael Winter
Address: 
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