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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Sep 18, 1995
Location: Lava Hot Springs, Idaho

Animal: Lion
Animal Disposition: dead

Facility Type: Non-accredited Zoo
Facility Name: Ligertown Game Farm

Category: Escape of animal, Attack resulting in human injury, Animal Death by human
Species: Big Cat

Summary: Fifteen lions were shot and killed after they escaped from the Ligertown Game Farm. Game farm owners were treated for injuries after an attack by at least one of the cats. Owners were charged w/animal cruelty, fined around $10,000 and served jail time.

Source: Associated Press, USA Today, Pet-Abuse.com

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