Tiger kills man in Georgia’s capital after flood destroyed zoo

White tiger, that had escaped from its enclosure during flooding, lies on the stretchers after it was killed by police in TbilisiBy Margarita Antidze TBILISI (Reuters) – A tiger, one of dozens of animals that escaped after floods destroyed their zoo in the Georgian capital Tbilisi, killed a man on Wednesday, authorities said, warning that another tiger, a bear and a hyena were still on the loose. Most of the animals had been rounded up by Wednesday but workers who entered a flood-damaged warehouse close to the zoo to clear it up stumbled across the white tiger which killed one of them, the government said.

June 18, 2015 3:23 am

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