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White Tiger Victim 'Played Dead' in Cage

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- 3431 days ago -
A German zookeeper who was bitten on the neck by a white tiger says she played dead to avoid being killed.


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Past Member (0)
Monday December 28, 2009, 8:49 pm
Sounds like she's going to be okay! Has a great attitude! What, if anything, will happen to the beautiful beastie? Thanks Cher!

June Marshall (395)
Monday December 28, 2009, 9:01 pm
Good for him!!! Thanks Cher!

MmAway M (519)
Monday December 28, 2009, 9:22 pm
Thank you Cher for getting this out this........

MmAway M (519)
Monday December 28, 2009, 9:27 pm
OK...after reading the news...gotta say YIPPE FOR THE WHITE TIGER.

Good Grief, so many animals get hurt,

PLEASE GUYS-- Read this special news, so important

Julie van Niekerk (230)
Tuesday December 29, 2009, 2:49 am
The tiger did what is instinct. A caged tiger is not a happy tiger too.

David B (34)
Tuesday December 29, 2009, 3:49 am
i like her attitude.she said nothing against the tiger,and that makes her cool in my books.also she wants to go back there to work! thank you Cher.

Tomoko Harris (83)
Tuesday December 29, 2009, 6:53 am
I am glad that Frau Gruhn said nothing against the tiger. Wild animals will be wild animals! I am also glad her colleagues did nothing against the cat.

gerlinde p (161)
Tuesday December 29, 2009, 7:44 am
i`m glad she`s ok,and wanting to carry on with her work at the zoo.

Annie J (205)
Tuesday December 29, 2009, 7:55 am
the zoo is no place for an animal, put yourself in the tiger's place, I'm shocked there aren't more accidents and deaths......thanks Cher

Jan Billy Pedersen (43)
Tuesday December 29, 2009, 9:20 am
They should get their act together, it's the second time in one year they either forget to close a gate or mistakenly opens a gate, next time a Zookeeper could get killed or even worse an other animal could get killed like the Siberian tiger the last time. Thanks Cher

Lilith Graves (663)
Tuesday December 29, 2009, 11:39 am

Sylvia W (46)
Tuesday December 29, 2009, 1:10 pm
I'm glad she's going to be OK, and I hope there are no other opportunities that might get the tiger killed next time. Tigers don't belong behind bars and she's lucky to be alive considering his frustration.

Deborah B (71)
Tuesday December 29, 2009, 1:12 pm
How great to learn that the zoo keeper feels this remains her 'dream job'. These are WILD animals that retain their natural instincts and belong in their natural habitat and not encarcerated in zoos for people to gawk at them until they die. When an animal as this acts according to instinct, we always seem to root for the human as oftentimes the true victim which is the animal is shot or killed in some fashion. Not me. I am completely anti-zoo as well as against animals in entertainment. Incidents as this one should open everyone's eyes as to why this is wrong.

mary f (200)
Tuesday December 29, 2009, 6:02 pm
poor tiger he didnt do anything wrong to be behind bars

Linda M (0)
Tuesday December 29, 2009, 9:21 pm
thanks for posting

Cheryl Ulrich (110)
Tuesday December 29, 2009, 11:08 pm
Well, working in a zoo wouldn't be MY dream job ! I'd feel WAY too guilty ! As if all the animals HATED me for keeping them captive ! :) Anyway , it's a miracle she wasn't killed. Glad she didn't blame the tiger !

Nightcat Mau (81)
Tuesday December 29, 2009, 11:34 pm
Thanks for posting! This is an excellent reason to point something out. Exotic animals do not make good pets. I feel bad for any zoo animal of course, but at least most zoos are trying to save these animals through breeding and release in some cases.

pierluigi bonatesta (148)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 5:30 am
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