Recently, a man got was attacked by three tigers in Yageer Zoo in the city of Ningbo, east China’s Zhejiang Province due to cross over the visitor’s zone.
Witnesses at the scene have said that the man had approached the tiger at a close distance before being dragged into the tigers’ territory.
One tiger was shot dead after the visitor reportedly climbed into the enclosure and walked towards the animals as they were being fed.
Three tigers leap on the man, mauled him to death in front of his wife and child.
Zookeepers tried to frighten the animals away with firecrackers and water cannons, but those weren’t able to scare the tigers away.
According to the hospital, this tourist didn’t make it.
Tourists must never ever pass the safety line at the zoo.
A similar case also happened to 20-year-old Franco Luis Ferrada who had reportedly climbed onto the rooftop of the lion enclosure at Santiago National Zoo, Chile, and forced his way into the pen before stripped naked and taunting the lions into attacking him.
As the lions set upon Mr. Ferrada, a zookeeper opened fire with live rounds, killing the two big lions in front of a large crowd of visitors to the zoo. This also caused huge controversy among animal lovers society, one commented: “They sacrifice animals to protect humans who choose to enter enclosures at their own free will.”
For your own safety and your beloved one at any zoo:
(Warning: Some people might find this disturbing)
Nguyen Mai Huong
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