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Friday Catblogging: Injury to a Lion

A lion recently lost the tip of his tail in an accident at the Oregon Zoo:

On Monday, during a big cat “training session” show at the Oregon Zoo, a lion named Zawadi was injured while a crowd of children looked on. Footage of the shocking incident shows Zawadi entering the indoor stage through a hydraulic door, which then proceeds to shut with him still underneath — chopping off the tip of his tail like a guillotine.

Despite being aware of what happened, the zookeeper presenting the show carries on. Only once the audience begins to shout does the planned performance get put on hold:

“His tail is bleeding a lot!”

Via Zoo Accidentally Chops Off Part Of Lion’s Tail During Kids’ Show.

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Cat Lover
4 years ago

This is terrible. People need to play better attention.