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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Feb 28, 2012
Location: Loxahatchee, Florida

Animal: Tiger, Panther
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Escape of animal, Legal/illegal issue
Species: Big Cat

Summary: Steve Sipek, a former actor who played Tarzan, has been arrested and had 2 tigers and a black panther removed from his home after they were considered a danger to the public. Sipek was taken into custody and had his license to keep dangerous wild animals revoked by FL wildlife officials. Six years ago, Sipek's 600-pound tiger named Bobo escaped from his compound and was shot to death by a wildlife officer.

Source: Mail On Line, DailyMail.CO.UK

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