Owner found guilty after tiger bites child

Incident date: 
Sat, 09/28/2002
Date reported: 
Sat, 09/28/2002
Date Published: 
Sat, 09/28/2002 (All day)
City: 
Hennepin
State: 
Illinois
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Owner found guilty after tiger bites child
Headline: 
Owner found guilty after tiger bites child
Summary: 

A 7-year-old girl was bitten and clawed by a tiger at a private menagerie when she tried to pet the tiger. The girl was treated with 110 stitches and months of physical therapy. The tiger’s owner was convicted of endangering a child.

Publication: 
Associated Press