Tiger mauls female zookeeper, 55, to death in front of horrified visitors


July 05, 2020

A female Siberian tiger has mauled a female zookeeper to death at Zurich Zoo in front of horrified visitors.

The tiger, named Irina, attacked the zookeeper inside the big cat enclosure shortly after 1pm local time on Saturday, July 4.

Horrified sightseers raised the alarm after the attack began. 

Staff members rushed to the 55-year-old's aid and tried to resuscitate the zookeeper but "sadly all help came too late,” Zurich police spokeswoman Judith Hoedl said.

In a statement, a zoo spokesperson said "the zoo's internal emergency centre received a message that an animal keeper in the tiger facility had been attacked by a Siberian tiger.

Source:

https://www.lindaikejisblog.com/2020/7/tiger-mauls-female-zookeeper-55-to-death-in-front-of-horrified-visitors.html

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