San Fransisco Zoo Reopens After Tiger Attack

By: KKCO - Email
By: KKCO - Email

The San Francisco zoo reopens later today. However, the big cat exhibit will remain closed while zoo officials make changes. These changes will include adding glass to existing walls to raise the barriers, as well as other safety improvements. It will remain off limits for at least the next 30 days while the exhibits are modified.

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom says a lot of work will have to be done to ensure the survival of the zoo.

Accusations about what happened on Christmas night are flying.
The zoo's director says Tatiana the tiger was taunted before she killed Carlos Sousa Junior and mauled the Dhaliwal brothers. However Mark Geragos, who represents the Dhaliwal brothers, says there was no taunting. Legal analysts say facts will continue to be publicly disputed because a large financial settlement is likely.

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