Mexico: Tiger attacked its trainer and killed him during the show
Mexico, February 4, 2013
The American trainer Alexander Crispin was attacked by one of the tigers he used to perform the show in the town of Etchoja, Mexico.
“Suddenly one of the tigers got out of control and rushed to the body, managing to hit him with its claws in the neck, on the right side,” said the State Police Investigator through a statement.
As soon the tiger jumped on its trainer, circus staff tried to scare the animal, but it was not enough as Alexander, 35, died from his injuries and blood loss while being treated in an ambulance when being carried to a hospital.
After the unfortunate incident, the tiger was killed, according to the RT news portal.