A zookeeper has been mauled by a Siberian tiger she cared for.
Visitors and other zoo staff threw objects at the tiger to try and get it away from the defenceless women and thankfully it worked as the keeper working for Kaliningrad Zoo in Russia was badly mauled but was rushed to hospital is expected to survive.
All day there have been reports flying around after it was reported that a ‘major incident’ had happened at Hamerton Zoo Park but now it’s been confirmed that a zookeeper was killed by a tiger at the zoo on Monday morning.
Police where called to the Zoo in Steeple Gidding near Huntingdon at around 11.15am after someone who worked at the zoo reported the incident.
It’s been confirmed that a female keeper was killed but the press have been reassured that at no time the tiger didnt leave it’s enclosure.
Police quickly confirmed that no animals have escaped and members of the public are safe.
We will keep you posted on this story.
Baby Rhino Born At Chester Zoo
Post by Chester Zoo.
Yesterday a georgeous baby Rhino was born at Chester Zoo.
This rare little baby is a very welcome eddition to the zoo as there are not many left in the world of theyr beautiful animals.
Born at 8.15am on Saturday morning to seventeen-year-old adult female ‘Kitani‘, the new arrival is an important addition to the captive breeding programme for the species.
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