Couple wants Columbia County to impose ban on exotic animal

Incident date: 
Tue, 12/14/1999
Date reported: 
Tue, 12/14/1999
Date Published: 
Tue, 12/14/1999 (All day)
City: 
Scappoose
State: 
Oregon
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Couple wants Columbia County to impose ban on exotic animal
Headline: 
Couple wants Columbia County to impose ban on exotic animal
Summary: 

A woman was attacked by a neighbor’s pet leopard. As a result of the attack, she suffered deep puncture wounds to her neck.

Publication: 
The Oregonian
Author: 
Jonathan Nelson

Park director injured by texas mountain lion

Incident date: 
Mon, 04/01/2002
Date reported: 
Mon, 04/01/2002
Date Published: 
Mon, 04/01/2002 (All day)
City: 
Wynnewood
State: 
Oklahoma
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Park director injured by texas mountain lion
Headline: 
Park director injured by texas mountain lion
Summary: 

A cougar bit the director of the G.W. Exotic Animal Park during feeding time. The cougar reached through the cage, grabbed the director's sleeve and bit down on his hand and wrist. The man received stitches on his wrist, thumb, palm, and across the base of his index finger.

Publication: 
GW Exotic Animal Park web site

Big cats attack boy, Kenyon student

Incident date: 
Thu, 10/26/2000
Date reported: 
Thu, 10/26/2000
Date Published: 
Thu, 10/26/2000 (All day)
City: 
Gambier
State: 
Ohio
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Big cats attack boy, Kenyon student
Headline: 
Big cats attack boy, Kenyon student
Summary: 

A 10-year-old boy was knocked to the ground and bitten on the leg by a tiger at the Siberian Tiger Foundation. This was the tenth incident resulting in human injuries at the facility. 

Publication: 
The Kenyon Collegian
Author: 
Daniel Connolly

Alleged lioness remains elusive

Incident date: 
Sun, 04/29/2001
Date reported: 
Sun, 04/29/2001
Date Published: 
Sun, 04/29/2001 (All day)
City: 
Oakwood
State: 
Ohio
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Alleged lioness remains elusive
Headline: 
Alleged lioness remains elusive
Summary: 

Several residents reported to officials that they had seen a lion roaming freely. Officials warned residents to remain indoors.

Publication: 
The Crescent-News

Playful leopard nearly kills trainer as 100 watch

Incident date: 
Wed, 02/11/1998
Date reported: 
Wed, 02/11/1998
Date Published: 
Wed, 02/11/1998 (All day)
City: 
Lincolnton
State: 
North Carolina
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Playful leopard nearly kills trainer as 100 watch
Headline: 
Playful leopard nearly kills trainer as 100 watch
Summary: 

A 150-pound leopard attacked its trainer at a Royal Palace Circus performance in North Carolina. The trainer underwent reconstructive surgery for the injuries she sustained.

Publication: 
Charlotte Observer
Author: 
Jeff Diamant

Zoo owner pries worker's head from lion's jaw

Incident date: 
Wed, 04/08/1998
Date reported: 
Wed, 04/08/1998
Date Published: 
Wed, 04/08/1998 (All day)
City: 
Charlotte
State: 
North Carolina
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Zoo owner pries worker's head from lion's jaw
Headline: 
Zoo owner pries worker's head from lion's jaw
Summary: 

An employee cleaning out an enclosure at the Charlotte Metro Zoo was attacked by two lions. One lion clamped down into the man's leg and the other his head.  Coworkers rushed to help prying open the lions' mouths and dragging the victim to safety. 

Publication: 
Charlotte Observer
Author: 
Maki Becker

Cougar Attack; Just a Big Mac to him

Incident date: 
Fri, 11/20/1998
Date reported: 
Fri, 11/20/1998
Date Published: 
Fri, 11/20/1998 (All day)
City: 
Chatham County
State: 
North Carolina
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Cougar Attack; Just a Big Mac to him
Headline: 
Cougar Attack; Just a Big Mac to him
Summary: 

A cougar mauled a volunteer at the Carnivore Preservation Trust. The volunteeer survived and suffered minor injuries.

Publication: 
Herald-Sun

Zookeeper bitten and clawed by leopard

Incident date: 
Sun, 10/31/1999
Date reported: 
Sun, 10/31/1999
Date Published: 
Sun, 10/31/1999 (All day)
City: 
Buffalo
State: 
New York
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Zookeeper bitten and clawed by leopard
Headline: 
Zookeeper bitten and clawed by leopard
Summary: 

A keeper at Buffalo Zoo was bitten and clawed by a clouded leopard when she entered its cage for cleaning. The incident happened in front of zoo visitors. The woman was treated for wounds to her leg.

Publication: 
Associated Press

Grandma's caged cougar mauls girl, 4, in Massena

Incident date: 
Wed, 03/17/2004
Date reported: 
Wed, 03/17/2004
Date Published: 
Wed, 03/17/2004 (All day)
City: 
Massena
State: 
New York
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Grandma's caged cougar mauls girl, 4, in Massena
Headline: 
Grandma's caged cougar mauls girl, 4, in Massena
Summary: 

A 4-year-old girl was mauled by her grandmother's pet cougar and suffered cuts, bruises to the head, and an eye injury. The grandmother kept 2 cougars as pets in her home. 

Publication: 
Daily Gazette
Author: 
Associated Press

White tiger cub removed from fair for biting

Incident date: 
Thu, 09/14/2000
Date reported: 
Thu, 09/14/2000
Date Published: 
Thu, 09/14/2000 (All day)
City: 
Albuquerque
State: 
New Mexico
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
White tiger cub removed from fair for biting
Headline: 
White tiger cub removed from fair for biting
Summary: 

A man posing for a photo with a tiger cub at the New Mexico State Fair was bitten on the arm by the tiger.

Publication: 
KOB-TV