More details on the tiger attack in Kansas

Sanjiv, a tiger at the Topeka Zoo, will not be euthanized after attacking a female zookeeper as an investigation shows the animal acted as it would; the zookeeper suffered lacerations and punctures.
1:53 | 04/21/19

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We turn out a tiger attack which is under investigation into peca Kansas. A zoo keeper mauled by tiger for the visitors zoo officials say she's an intensive care tonight but talking to authorities it was exactly -- is in Topeka. Tonight debt to pick Suzuki Primeau by a tiger is still in intensive care but conscious and talking to officials. Visitors at the zoo hearing your screens immediately alerted staff. I don't include that I. I don't like that in eight. The 275. Pound Sumatran tigers and Jeep. It was in this outdoor area Saturday before pouncing on the zoo keeper is there any reason. Bit a person should be in the same space is when these animals there's no reason for a staff person and an animal and fairness and space three zoo keepers rescued their colleague using food to blue were the endangered animal. Into an enclosed space zoo officials have determined there were no mechanical errors with the tigers' enclosure in have launched a full investigation. The victim with the zoo since 2002. Suffering lacerations and puncture wounds to upper body. The zoo has been adamant they have no plans to euthanize the animal which recently fathered four cups you called what happened here yesterday miracle. Our staff response saves. Beekeepers like saves the tiger's life and it's really is a miracle what happens. Second he's joins us now as agri you're hearing other new details about how that tiger handlers doing in some over injuries. That's right I'm aforethought happen often just behind me here now the director here at the zoo. Describe this injured zoo keeper to me as it meticulous dedicated in careful the kind of person that you want training other people tonight her family says she's in the hospital. We're she's recovering from soft tissue injuries Tom. Saccharine sake you.

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