Tiger kills Kansas teen posing for photo

Incident date: 
Fri, 08/19/2005
Date reported: 
Fri, 08/19/2005
Date Published: 
Fri, 08/19/2005 (All day)
City: 
Altamont
State: 
Kansas
Category: 
Human Death
Headline: 
Tiger kills Kansas teen posing for photo
Summary: 

A 17-year old girl died after she was attacked while getting her senior portraits taken with a tiger.  The big cat was later killed.

 

Publication: 
NBC News
Author: 
Associated Press

Lion Mauls Man At Kansas Refuge

Incident date: 
Wed, 02/25/2009
Date reported: 
Wed, 02/25/2009
Date Published: 
Wed, 02/25/2009 (All day)
City: 
Oakley
State: 
Kansas
Category: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Lion Mauls Man At Kansas Refuge
Summary: 

A lion mauled a man at an animal refuge.  The man was staying at a motel nearby and made his way into an outer perimeter of the lion's enclosure.  The man reached his arm over the inner gate and the lion grabbed the man's right arm.  The owner hit the lion with a metal pipe until he released the man's arm.  The man was transferred to a hospital in Denver for surgery and is expected to recover.

Publication: 
CBS News
Author: 
Associated Press

Mt. lion killed after escape at Great Bend Zoo

Incident date: 
Mon, 05/25/2009
Date reported: 
Tue, 05/26/2009
Date Published: 
Mon, 05/25/2009 (All day)
City: 
Great Bend
State: 
Kansas
Category: 
Escape
Headline: 
Mountain lion killed after escape at Kansas zoo
Summary: 

At Great Bend Zoo, a 14-year-old 150-pound mountain lion escaped from her enclosure during feeding time. The animal was never more than 150 feet from the enclosure and the handlers had the lion cornered. Tranquilizer darts would not be delivered for 30 minutes and the handlers didn't feel in control of the situation, so they shot and killed the mountain lion.

Publication: 
NBC News
Author: 
Associated Press

Hero of tiger attack dies

Incident date: 
Thu, 06/01/2000
Date reported: 
Thu, 06/01/2000
Date Published: 
Thu, 06/01/2000 (All day)
State: 
Colorado
Category: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Hero of tiger attack dies
Summary: 

An animal-rescue volunteer had her right armed bitten off by a tiger at the Prairie Wind Wild Animal Refuge.  The volunteer put her arm in the cage to pet the tiger because she knew him to be friendly.  When the big cat nibbled at her hand, she quickly jerked her hand back and the tiger attacked.  The tiger, per the woman's request, was not euthanized.

Publication: 
Denver Post
Author: 
Trent Seibert

Escaped tiger killed by deputy

Incident date: 
Thu, 11/15/2007
Date reported: 
Thu, 11/15/2007
Date Published: 
Thu, 11/15/2007 (All day)
State: 
Iowa
Category: 
Escape
Headline: 
Escaped tiger killed by deputy
Summary: 

A sheriff shot and killed a tiger that escaped from its cage and attacked a dog at the Joseph and Dawn Schmitt Farm.

Publication: 
WCF Courier
Author: 
Associated Press

Tom Sellner, Owner Of Cricket Hollow Zoo, Attacked By Tiger During Feeding

Incident date: 
Sun, 07/17/2011
Date reported: 
Sun, 07/17/2011
Date Published: 
Sun, 07/17/2011 (All day)
State: 
Iowa
Category: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Tom Sellner, Owner Of Cricket Hollow Zoo, Attacked By Tiger During Feeding
Summary: 

The owner of Cricket Hollow Zoo was hospitalized following a tiger attack.  He was feeding an adult tiger when the big cat attacked.  The owner suffered lacerations to his head and torso.

Publication: 
Huffington Post

Unentschlossenheit der EU gefährdet Eisbären

Publication Date: 
Thu, 01/31/2013

Wichtige EU-Länder sind noch unentschieden, ob sie einem Antrag zustimmen sollten, der ein internationales Handelsverbot für Eisbären unter dem Washingtoner Artenschutz-Übereinkommen (WA oder englisch CITES) zur Folge hätte. Zu den unentschlossenen Ländern gehören Frankreich, die Niederlande, Schweden, Finnland, Spanien und Portugal. Für einen stärkeren Schutz der Eisbären sind bisher Deutschland, Österreich, Großbritannien und Belgien.

Press Location: 
Hamburg
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Press Contact: 
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Zookeeper mauled by lion at Mesker Zoo

Incident date: 
Wed, 10/20/1999
Date reported: 
Wed, 10/20/1999
City: 
Evansville
State: 
Indiana
Category: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Zookeeper mauled by lion at Mesker Zoo
Summary: 

A zookeeper at the Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Gardens was attacked by an African lion.  The employee had just finished feeding the lion when it attacked.  The big cat fractured the employee's arm.

Publication: 
Evansville Courier Press
Author: 
Ella Johnson

Police Suspect Large Cat Attacked Parked Car

Incident date: 
Thu, 05/08/2003
Date reported: 
Thu, 05/08/2003
Date Published: 
Thu, 05/08/2003 (All day)
City: 
Fairland
State: 
Indiana
Category: 
Escape
Headline: 
Police Suspect Large Cat Attacked Parked Car
Summary: 

A woman's car, parked in her driveway, was damaged by a wild cat.  Authorities believe the big cat hooked its top teeth into the top tread of one tire and sank its bottom teeth into the sidewall, and that it also chewed off part of the bumper.

Publication: 
Wave3
Author: 
Associated Press