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Student, 19, mauled by 400lb tiger at Tiger Temple

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Student, 19, mauled by 400lb tiger at Tiger Temple

A 19 year old British student was attacked by a tiger when visiting the Tiger Temple leaving her scarred for life and eight weeks on still cannot walk unaided. Story at dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2407513/Student…

She is quoted as saying she says: ‘In hindsight I had an incredibly lucky escape. I could have lost my leg or worse. The Tiger Temple staff were very upset. They paid for all my treatment in hospital and visited every day. They explained the tiger was just being playful. However, I want to warn others going to Tiger Temple that the animals might not be as docile as they first appear.’

Seemingly the inevitable does happen!

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1. Re: Student, 19, mauled by 400lb tiger at Tiger Temple

Thanks for posting Alan,

It's been waiting to happen for some time now. I hope that future visitors to the Tiger Temple are aware of what their insurance policy covers and what it does not.

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2. Re: Student, 19, mauled by 400lb tiger at Tiger Temple

This thread should be added to the 'FAQ - Tiger Temple - PROS/CONS'.

Edited: 31 August 2013, 07:32
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3. Re: Student, 19, mauled by 400lb tiger at Tiger Temple

It has been added Lancaster Lad.

Edited: 31 August 2013, 07:35
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5. Re: Student, 19, mauled by 400lb tiger at Tiger Temple

I hope this thread does not turn into a flame war. Just let people read the article and decide for themselves. It would be a shame if fact based information on this controversial subject was cosed down as often happens.

Edited: 31 August 2013, 07:42
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6. Re: Student, 19, mauled by 400lb tiger at Tiger Temple

#3 (Andy). You're a star!

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9. Re: Student, 19, mauled by 400lb tiger at Tiger Temple

Please allow this post not to develop into a slanging match! That's a sure fire way of getting the information deleted.

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10. Re: Student, 19, mauled by 400lb tiger at Tiger Temple

Wow... just read the article. She was lucky to have quick attention and help from staff and her sister and friend.