San Francisco, CA - Tiger Escapes Cage, Kills 1 At San Francisco Zoo
San Francisco, CA - A tiger escaped its confinement at the San Francisco Zoo, then attacked and killed a 17-year-old visitor. Two others were injured by the tiger, which entered a cafe inside the zoo.
The injured were taken to an area hospital. The escaped tiger was shot and killed.
The tiger was one of four kept in the same enclosure. The other three did not escape their enclosure, The zoo, was evacuated.
The victims were all non-employees, said police spokesman Sgt. Steve Mannina.
Officials at first worried that four tigers had escaped, but only one escaped its pen.
Last December, the same 300-pound Siberian tiger mauled a zookeeper during a regular public feeding. [cbs]
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