In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 05th, July, 2020

Surprising! Tiger Mauls Feminine Zookeeper To Dying In Entrance Of Horrified Guests

Shocking! Tiger Mauls Female Zookeeper To Death In Front Of Horrified Visitors

One other Siberian tiger, Sayan, within the animals’ enclosure, Zurich Zoo after the zookeeper’s loss of life. Credit score: EPA

A Siberian tiger has mauled a feminine keeper to loss of life at Zurich Zoo in entrance of shocked guests.

Workers members rushed to the 55-year-old’s support and tried to resuscitate the zookeeper however “sadly all assist got here too late,” Zurich police spokeswoman Judith Hoedl mentioned.

Horrified sightseers raised the alarm after feminine tiger Irina attacked the zookeeper inside the massive cat enclosure shortly after 1pm native time on Saturday.

In a press release, a zoo spokesperson mentioned “the zoo’s inner emergency centre acquired a message that an animal keeper within the tiger facility had been attacked by a Siberian tiger.

“A gaggle of zookeepers instantly moved to the enclosure.

“They succeeded in luring Irina away from the animal keeper, out of the ability and into the steady.

“Regardless of rapid resuscitation measures, the 55-year-old girl was sadly too late to assist and died on the spot.”

They added: “How the tragic incident occurred and why the animal keeper was within the enclosure concurrently the tiger is now being examined by the general public prosecutor, the police, and forensics.”

Zoo director Severin Dressen later informed reporters: “Our full sympathy is with the kinfolk of the sufferer.”


He mentioned that the keeper had been a long-term member of the zoo workers.


“This can be a younger animal that thus far has behaved totally naturally as a tiger does,”
Dressen added.

Irina was born in 2015 at a zoo within the Danish metropolis of Odense and transferred to Zurich a 12 months in the past, in response to Dressen.

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She had changed a feminine who died from issues after a struggle with one other tiger within the enclosure, Sayan.

Guests and colleagues who witnessed the assault have been receiving psychological counselling, he added.

The zoo, which solely not too long ago reopened following a coronavirus shutdown, will stay closed on Sunday.

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