White tiger escapes from enclosure in Czech zoo

6:35 AM, Nov 22, 2012   |    comments
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PRAGUE (AP) -- An official says a rare white tiger has attacked two employees in a Czech zoo after escaping from its enclosure.

The incident occurred this morning in the zoo of the northern city of Liberec.

A zoo spokesman says the two employees suffered unspecified injuries and the tiger has been tranquilized and poses no further danger.

A spokeswoman for the local rescuers, says one man has been hospitalized with head injuries. She says he is not in life-threatening condition.

Associated Press

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