July 4 at the Zurich zoo in Switzerland Amur tigress named Irina killed 55-year-old employee of the institution. About this informed the website of the zoo.
“Shortly before 13.20 in the first aid center of the zoo, it was reported that the Amur tiger has attacked on caring for Pets in the room for the tigers. The zoo …managed to entice the Amur tigress Irina away from the livestock, from the room to the stables. …Despite immediate resuscitation, 55-year-old woman died”, – stated in the message.
The investigators find out how the tragic incident occurred and why the employee of the zoo was in the same room with a predator.
Edition of 20 Minuten writes that in Zurich zoo two Amur tiger. Irina five years, it was taken in the summer of 2019 for mating with a tiger named Sayan.
The Amur (or Ussuri) tiger is the largest representative of the species.