A zookeeper has died after he was mauled by a uncommon white tiger at a zoological park in Japan.
Akira Furusho, 40, an skilled worker of the zoo, was discovered unconscious with extreme accidents to his neck at Hirakawa Zoological Park, in Kagoshima at 5pm on Monday. He was taken to hospital however was pronounced lifeless on arrival.
4 white tigers inside the enclosure had been sedated utilizing a tranquilliser gun in the course of the rescue operation.
The zoo is now investigating the incident and can evaluation safety procedures.
The reason for the accident stays unclear as does the destiny of the tiger liable for the zookeeper’s death.