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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Aug 17, 2005
Location: Altamont, Kansas

Animal: Tiger
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Non-accredited Zoo
Facility Name: Lost Creek Animal Sanctuary

Category: Attack resulting in human death
Species: Big Cat

Summary: A 17-year-old girl was attacked and killed by a Siberian tiger during a photo-op for her high school senior portrait. The 7-year-old tiger was being restrained by trainer Doug Billingsly, owner of Lost Creek Animal Sanctuary and Animal Entertainment Productions, when the attack occurred.

Source: Associated Press

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