San Antonio ZooKeeper Mauled by Sumatran Tiger
Rescue workers wheel a zookeeper injured by a tiger to a medical helicopter Saturday in
The zookeeper, a man in his 20s, was attacked about 2:30 p.m. out of view of the public, said zoo spokeswoman Dawn Campos. The man, who specializes in large cats, was flown to a hospital and was in critical condition, a hospital spokeswoman said.
The male Sumatran tiger is 4 or 5 years old,
The zoo was closed after the attack and was expected to reopen Sunday,