Circus trainer clawed by tiger in serious condition

Incident date: 
Nov 23 1998
Date reported: 
Nov 23 1998
Date Published: 
Nov 23 1998 - 06:00
City: 
Chicago
State: 
Illinois
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Circus trainer clawed by tiger in serious condition
Headline: 
Circus trainer clawed by tiger in serious condition
Summary: 

A 37-year-old animal trainer working for the Ringling Bros., Barnum & Bailey Circus was left in serious condition following an attack by a Bengal tiger. After performing at the United Center, the tiger escaped and clawed the trainer's neck and side. 

Publication: 
Chicago Tribune