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Zoo Tiger Killed After Mauling Florida Idiot [VIDEO]

The Naples Daily News reports: A man suffered serious injuries Wednesday when he attempted to feed or pet a tiger after hours at the Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens. According to Collier County Sheriff’s Office, a member of a third-party cleaning service, a man in his 20s, entered an unauthorized area near the tiger that was inside its enclosure. The …

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German Zoo Fire Was Caused By Paper NYE Lanterns

Reuters reports: A Chinese lantern, launched by a 60-year-old mother and her two adult daughters in a New Year’s Eve celebration, caused the fire at a German zoo in which dozens of animals were killed, including eight great apes, authorities said. Police in Krefeld, near the Dutch border, said the three women had turned themselves in on learning of the …

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No Charges For Child’s Mother In Gorilla Incident

NBC News reports: The mother of a toddler who fell into a Gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo won’t face criminal charges, the city’s head prosecutor said Monday. “By all accounts, this mother did not act in any way where she presented this child to some harm,” Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney Joseph Deters said in a news conference. “She had …

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