Cleaning cage lion attacked at zoo keeper and mauled to death

Cleaning cage lion attacked at zoo keeper and mauled to death. Tiger attacked at zoo keeper and killed while cleaning its cage.

A female 37 year old zoo keeper mauled to death while She was cleaning the Asian lion enclosure.

Cleaning cage lion attacked at zoo keeper and mauled to death

Tiger attacked at zoo keeper and killed while cleaning its cage

Lion attacked at zoo keeper and killed while cleaning its cage

Her body found shortly after the accident, which not witnessed by any other staff or visitors.

The zoo it has launched an investigation and police are probing the death.

A Terra Natura spokesman said: “For reasons investigated, the zookeeper came into direct contact with the animal.

While doing cleaning work in the interior shelters.”

Staff sedated the animal with darts so emergency workers could enter the enclosure, pronouncing the woman dead.

The keeper had worked at the park for eight years as a big cat expert. She was cleaning the Asian lion enclosure.

When she attacked on Saturday evening, but it is not yet clear how she came into contact with the animal.

Her body found shortly after the accident, which not witnessed by any other staff or visitors.

A zoo keeper has been attacked and killed by a lion while cleaning its cage at a wildlife park in Spain.

Tiger attacked at zoo keeper and killed while cleaning its cage.

Cleaning cage lion attacked at zoo keeper and mauled to death.

The woman, 37, was mauled to death at the Terra Natura park in the southern town of Benidorm.

She cleaning the Asian lion enclosure when she  attacked on Saturday evening, but it is not yet clear how she came into contact with the animal.

The keeper had worked at the park for eight years as a big cat expert. Benidorm zookeeper mauled to death by lion while cleaning its cage

Cleaning cage lion attacked at zoo keeper and mauled to death.