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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Nov 16, 2008
Location: Luray, Virginia

Animal: Bengal Tiger
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Non-accredited Zoo
Facility Name: Luray Zoo

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Big Cat

Summary: A 16-year-old volunteer zoo guide was bitten by a 5-year-old Bengal tiger when he grabbed her arm through his cage. The victim suffered severe lacerations.

Source: Daily News Record

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