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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Jun 21, 2005
Location: Little Falls, Minnesota

Animal: Tiger, Lion
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Big Cat

Summary: A 10-year-old boy was attacked by a tiger then a lion, while he and his dad were visiting a friend. The tiger and lion were being kept at an auto parts store along with nine other large cats. The boy suffered a brain injury and a severed spinal cord, which left the child a quadriplegic and dependent on a respirator.

Source: Associated Press and Brainer Dispatch

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