Employee attacked by tiger at Exotic Feline Rescue Center

Incident date: 
Jun 22 2013
Date reported: 
Jun 22 2013
Date Published: 
Jun 22 2013 - 06:00
City: 
Center Point
State: 
Indiana
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Employee attacked by tiger at Exotic Feline Rescue Center
Headline: 
Employee attacked by tiger at Exotic Feline Rescue Center
Summary: 

A 21-year-old employee at Exotic Feline Rescue Center was bitten by a tiger. The 18-year-old tiger was being moved into a holding area when the attack happened. The director of the facility explained that the holding area door did not shut all the way allowing the tiger to attack the worker when she entered the area.