One person has been killed and two others injured after a tiger escaped from its cage at San Francisco Zoo.

All of the victims were visitors to the zoo, a spokesman for San Francisco emergency services said.

The Siberian tiger, named Tatiana, was the same one that mauled a keeper just before Christmas last year. It has now been shot dead.

The incident occurred as the zoo was closing around 1700 (0100 GMT). It is not clear how the cat escaped its pen.

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Comments

  1. #1 Virgil Samms
    December 26, 2007

    was the same one that mauled a keeper just before Christmas last year.

    Yikes, it’s a clear WOC tie-in.

  2. #2 Rana
    December 26, 2007

    I know it’s just a typo, but it’s in the title, and to “inure” is a genuine English verb.

    No sarcasm intended, it’s a genuinely sad story for all involved.

  3. #3 Theo Bromine
    December 27, 2007

    Maybe she was exacting revenge for this: http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20071223/wl_nm/china_tiger_dc

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