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Zookeeper in Japan mauled
to death by rare white tiger

Associated Press, by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:NorthernDog, 10/9/2018 2:28:49 PM

TOKYO — Police in southern Japan said Tuesday that they are investigating the death of a zookeeper in an apparent attack by a white tiger. Police said Akira Furusho was found bleeding from his neck and lying on the floor Monday evening inside a tiger cage at Hirakawa Zoological Park in Kagoshima. Zoo officials said they believe Furusho was attacked while trying to move a male tiger from its exhibition cage to its night-time cage. The 375-pound animal is one of four rare white tigers at the city-operated zoo. Furusho was rushed to a hospital but was later pronounced dead. His autopsy results are pending.

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Zookeepers are not supposed to be in the cage with the tiger.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 10/9/2018 3:02:25 PM     (No. 11790958)

And now the zookeeper is rare too. Just the way the tiger ordered.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Clinger, 10/9/2018 3:36:07 PM     (No. 11790983)

I could save them the expense of an autopsy. Death attributable to big kitty.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: HistoryBuff, 10/9/2018 3:55:45 PM     (No. 11790995)

Racist - blame whitey!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 10/9/2018 4:26:14 PM     (No. 11791032)

The cat was being a cat, and the zoo keeper knew the risks, sadly.
Don´t execute him for murder, give him a life sentence in jail... oh, wait...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Achilles, 10/9/2018 4:33:02 PM     (No. 11791040)

White privilege in its most basic form.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: watashiyo, 10/9/2018 7:19:51 PM     (No. 11791155)

Incredible, just incredible. Would it be a joke if it was someone other than a Japanese zookeeper. Would all of the above jokers do the same if it was a black zookeeper or even if it was their friends, loved ones, or their own, an American?

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