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A Zookeeper Suffered 'Lacerations and Punctures' in a Tiger Attack at the Zoo in Topeka, Kansas


Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, tiger, zookeeper, attack, VIDEO included )

Barb
- 31 days ago - cnn.com
(CNN)A zookeeper is recovering in the hospital after she was attacked Saturday morning by a tiger at the Topeka, Kansas, zoo. The woman and a 7-year-old male Sumatran tiger named Sanjiv were both in the tiger habitat shortly after the zoo opened



   

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Barb K (1685)
Saturday April 20, 2019, 4:03 pm
Ongoing investigation....
 

Ann B (76)
Saturday April 20, 2019, 4:32 pm
it is GOOD that they are NOT GOING TO KILL THE ANIMAL for a change
 

Barb K (1685)
Saturday April 20, 2019, 4:57 pm
You got that right, Ann B.
 

Animae C (508)
Saturday April 20, 2019, 5:57 pm
"There really isn't a circumstance where they (Tiger & keeper) should have been in the same space, so there was some sort of error that occurred here"

Human error, yet again!!!
Thankfully, this time not resulting in the murder of the Tiger!
 

Animae C (508)
Saturday April 20, 2019, 5:58 pm
i don't see what there is to investigate, captured imprisoned wild animals do not make decisions, the keepers do that!!
 

Colleen L (3)
Saturday April 20, 2019, 6:35 pm
Very scary. Seen this on the nightly news. They mentioned that something went wrong, because the keeper and the Tiger aren't suppose to be back in that area at the same time.
I pray that she's okay.
Thanks Barb
 

MmAway M (519)
Saturday April 20, 2019, 6:46 pm
Thank you darling!

Kinda hate it when HUMANS get involved with anything! Wild animals should never be caged IMHO, like the woman that is suing the Zoo when she went in for a SELFE with the Leopard or whatever. SCREWBALLS!

xoxo Happy Easter Punkin!
 

Carol Johnson (26)
Saturday April 20, 2019, 9:02 pm
Thanks for sharing
 

Ben Oscarsito (131)
Sunday April 21, 2019, 9:16 am
Well, we all know where tigers belong, don't we...?
 

Joy McRonald (168)
Sunday April 21, 2019, 3:03 pm
Yes we do Ben, in the wild NOT in a zoo. noted
 

Glennis Whitney (393)
Sunday April 21, 2019, 5:55 pm
One very lucky person Thank you for carinh and sharing Barb
 

SylvieBusy A (190)
Monday April 22, 2019, 3:24 am
I agree with Ben.
Thank you for sharing.
 

Danuta Watola (1251)
Monday April 22, 2019, 3:37 am
noted
 
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