Longtime employee: Tiger kills Keeper in the Zurich Zoo

In the Zoo of Zurich has been injured, on Saturday a 55-year-old animal Keeper by a Tiger is fatal. As the Zoo reported, received the in-house Emergency call ce

Longtime employee: Tiger kills Keeper in the Zurich Zoo

In the Zoo of Zurich has been injured, on Saturday a 55-year-old animal Keeper by a Tiger is fatal. As the Zoo reported, received the in-house Emergency call center the message that a Keeper had been attacked in the tiger system of a Amur tiger. A Zoo visitor had to see the tragic event at around 13: 30 the marsh. He sounded the Alarm, which is why a number of Zoo employees to the Tiger system ausrückten and tried to help her colleague. They succeeded, the Amur tigress Irina Call from the system and to lure in the stable. In spite of immediate resuscitation measures, help came for the wife to late.

it came exactly to the incident, and why, animal nurse, was at the same time as the Tiger in the plant, investigate now, among other things, the public Prosecutor and the Zurich city police. Actually, this robbery will be cared for the animals in the Zoo without human contact.

The killed Nurse was a longtime employee. What happened to the tigress, not yet. So far, Irina was absolutely normal, so "tiger behavior moderately," said Zoo Director Severin Dressen. It is tragic to lose a member of staff in this way. In the case of Twitter, the Zoo expressed to the relatives of his compassion. On Sunday, the facility remained out of loyalty, reasons closed.

Updated Date: 06 July 2020, 11:20

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