Bear kills owner, tiger and lion left behind?

37 year old woman was mauled by her “pet” bear kept in a 15×15 concrete floor cage on Pennsylvania property.  She lived there with her husband, children, a lion and a tiger. Wondering what will happen to the exotics left behind and how many human/animals deaths will it take before some legislation is passed?? 

 

Watch the video report at:

http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/10/05/bear.attack/index.html?eref=rss_topstories

 

By Janet DiGiacomo
(CNN) — A 37-year-old Pennsylvania woman died Sunday after being mauled by her pet black bear, authorities said.

Kelly Ann Walz was attacked when she entered the bear’s cage to feed the 350-pound animal and clean its cage, according to Pennsylvania State Police. The bear lived in a 15-by-15-foot steel and concrete enclosure on Walz’s property in Ross Township.

The bear wasn’t the only unusual animal living on the property, an official with the State Game Commission told CNN affiliate WFMZ-TV. The homeowner had a permit to keep a Bengal tiger and an African lion, and the property routinely passed inspection and had no violations, he said. Video/Watch what neighbor saw at victim’s house »

A neighbor shot and killed the bear that attacked the owner, state police said.

An investigation continues.

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