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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Nov 22, 2004
Location: Wichita, Kansas

Animal: Jaguar
Animal Disposition: dead

Facility Type: Accredited AZA Zoo
Facility Name: Sedgewick County Zoo

Category: Animal Death by other animal
Species: Big Cat

Summary: A 6-year-old male jaguar killed his 18-year-old female companion at the Sedgwick County Zoo. After a long introduction process, zookeepers believed the jaguars were ready for cohabitation. The jaguars were placed on exhibit together with no access to their holding pens. The 165-pound male killed his 130-pound female companion within hours.

Source: The Wichita Eagle

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