Big Cat Sanctuary Mauling Leaves Worker Dead

Rescue officials left helpless during animal's vicious attack.
1:42 | 11/10/13

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From harmless animals to deadly animals, that deadly mauling at a big cat sanctuary, a worker bitten by one of the anim animals. They forced to deal with other big cats running loose. Abc's reena ninan is here for the latest. Reporter: It opened in 2001 and this morning, they're trying to figure out how this all happened. It was at this animal sanctuary wildcat haven in oregon, home to nearly 60 cats that an employee was killed. It's a little disconcerting. Knowing that they're out there. Reporter: First responders arrived on the scene after 7:00 p.M. The haven already pitch black. Talking to the emergency responders it's dark. Reporter: So remote that emergency vehicles have trouble accessing the area. Rescuers were too afraid to head into the area on foot. They were pretty concerned. They told me that it was risky. Reporter: Rescues didn't make it to the caretaker in time it just breaks your heart. Reporter: Wildcat haven's website describes the facility as a last hope for more than 60 wildcats that have been abandoned or abused. Details still remain as to how the caretaker died or an animal simply escaped. The sheriff's office said that the incident will be investigated. Horrible incident. We have seen others in this country. Switching gears now, this

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