Tuesday, 14 June 2016

NEWSLINK (UK): Health and safety breaches admitted after tiger mauls keeper to death

A zoo has admitted health and safety breaches after a keeper was mauled to death by a tiger in May 2013.


Sarah McClay, 24, died at South Lakes Wild Animal Park (now known as South Lakes Safari Zoo), in Dalton-in-Furness, South Cumbria when a Sumatran tiger got through an unlocked gate and left deep puncture wounds in her neck and body.


Miss McClay, originally from Glasgow, suffered “unsurvivable” multiple injuries in the attack and was airlifted to hospital where she was formally pronounced dead.

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