Tiger Escapes Handler Before Photo Shoot

Tiger Escapes Handler Before Photo Shoot Officials Surround Tiger At Cinema Safari Zoo

 

NBC4.TV – Los Angeles,CA

 

POSTED: 4:18 pm PDT October 6, 2006

UPDATED: 6:31 pm PDT October 6, 2006

 

LOS ANGELES — Officials with the California Department of Fish and Game captured a tiger after it escaped from a handler inside a zoo in Hesperia.

 

The tiger got loose at the Cinema Safari Zoo, a facility at which animals are trained for film and educational programs. Officials said a handler was preparing the tiger for a photo shoot when it tried to attack a donkey.

 

The tiger was shot with a tranquilizer and officials surrounded the animal. It was returned to its cage after authorities waited for the tranquilizers to sedate the animal.

 

The tiger was behind several fences and did not pose a danger to the public, authorities said.

 

The donkey was not injured.

 

http://www.nbc4.tv/news/10020503/detail.html

 

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