Cougar bites park maintenance worker

Incident date: 
Wed, 07/12/2000
Date reported: 
Wed, 07/12/2000
Date Published: 
Wed, 07/12/2000 (All day)
City: 
Chippewa Falls
State: 
Wisconsin
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Cougar bites park maintenance worker
Headline: 
Cougar bites park maintenance worker
Summary: 

A seasonal park maintenance employee at Irvine Park Zoo was bitten when she tried to pet a cougar. In an effort to help the woman, a coworker sprayed the cougar with water to stop the attack.

Publication: 
Chippewa Herald
Author: 
Alyssa Waters