A tiger has mauled a zoo keeper to dying in entrance of shocked guests. Keepers rushed to the 55-year-old lady’s assist on the Zurich Zoo after individuals watched in horror because the tiger attacked her inside the large cat enclosure.
They managed to lure the Siberian tiger, named Irina, away from the feminine keeper however it was too late to avoid wasting her, and she or he died from her accidents.
Hoedl mentioned an investigation has been launched into why the keeper was within the enclosure similtaneously the tiger.
Irina was born in 2015 at a zoo within the Danish metropolis of Odense and transferred to Zurich a yr in the past, in line with Zurich’s zoo director Severin Dressen.
The tiger behaved usually, he mentioned. ‘Our full sympathy is with the family of the sufferer,’ Dressen mentioned, including that the keeper had been a long-term member of the zoo workers.
Guests and colleagues who witnessed the assault at the moment are receiving psychological counselling, he mentioned.
The zoo, which solely just lately reopened following the coronavirus lockdown, will stay closed right now.