A lion has attacked in a wildlife Park in the US, an Intern and killed. The 22-Year-old had only been working for the past two weeks, informed the office of the Sheriff in Caswell County on Sunday (local time) in a Statement, the more media is present in the United States.
The incident occurred during routine cleaning of the centre for wild animals in the U.S. state of North Carolina to work in the Recording. One of the lions had come from the locked Terrain in the Area, where the people have stopped. He had killed the woman immediately informed the reception centre. At the Moment, it is not clear how the lion was able to leave the sealed area, it said. The Park will stay until Further notice closed to visitors.
Summoned police officers had tried after the first incident, to stun the lions. After several Attempts had failed, had been shot and killed the animal, to the body of the young woman safely.
The woman had only recently completed their studies. She was a Zooliebhaberin and wanted to work for a lifetime with animals, said the Director of the Parks, Mindy Stinner, and tears at a press conference. You have to do already had several internships with animals, most recently with wolves, and informed the family of the victim, according to the US media. "You died, while you followed your passion."
the attacker was a male lion named Matthai, according to the broadcaster CBS, citing investigators. He had been described by the Park previously, as "by nature a little nervous," it said. In a collection of lions in the Park, the Name Matthai is missing now. An on the Internet course-an alarming Video of the Park is to show the animal.More about
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In the REC center, around 80 live wild animals, including about 20 big cats. Most of them had been freed by authorities from poor living conditions and housed there, it says on the website of the Park. (dpa)