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Zoo settles lawsuit over tiger mauling

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Lawyers say the San Francisco Zoo has settled a lawsuit in the death of a 17-year-old boy who was mauled to death by a 243-pound Siberian tiger.

Survivor of tiger attack gets prison time

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- One of the brothers who survived a tiger attack at the San Francisco Zoo has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for violation of probation.
SF denies liability for tiger attack

SF denies liability for tiger attack

SAN FRANCISCO, May 9 (UPI) -- The city of San Francisco has denied a claim for compensation filed by two brothers who survived a tiger attack at the San Francisco Zoo, documents reveal.

Brothers file claim for S.F. tiger attack

SAN FRANCISCO, March 29 (UPI) -- The two men who survived a tiger attack last year at the San Francisco Zoo have filed a claim against the city, their attorneys said.

Zoo gets mixed grades on tiger escape

SAN FRANCISCO, March 19 (UPI) -- The San Francisco Zoo is getting both praise and criticism for its handling of a Christmas Day tiger escape that left one person dead and two injured.
San Francisco tiger mauling case on hold

San Francisco tiger mauling case on hold

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Officials postponed the investigation into a fatal tiger attack at the San Francisco Zoo pending new evidence, police officials said.
Victim's father: Tiger was taunted

Victim's father: Tiger was taunted

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The father of a teenager killed by a tiger at San Francisco Zoo said another victim of the Christmas attack told him the animal was provoked.

Police hold tiger attack victim's car

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Police were given permission Tuesday to investigate the phones and car of two brothers who survived the Christmas Day San Francisco Zoo tiger attack.

More incidents at San Francisco Zoo

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- San Francisco Zoo keepers say a bear and a leopard nearly escaped from their enclosures less than three weeks after an escaped tiger killed a man.

Lawyer: Zoo smears brothers hurt by tiger

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- A lawyer for two brothers mauled at the San Francisco Zoo in a tiger attack that killed their friend accuses zoo officials of "character assassination."
Report: Taunting preceded tiger attack

Report: Taunting preceded tiger attack

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- A San Francisco woman said three of the men attacked by a tiger at the city zoo Christmas Day had been harassing the big cats beforehand.

Lawyer: Zoo ignored tiger victims' pleas

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- A lawyer for two brothers mauled by a tiger at the San Francisco Zoo said zoo workers ignored their cries for help for about 30 minutes before calling 911.

Tiger escape mishandled by zoo workers

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- San Francisco Zoo workers reportedly did not follow established protocol when facing an escaped tiger that fatally mauled a patron this week.
Tiger wall at zoo below standard height

Tiger wall at zoo below standard height

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- The wall around the tiger exhibit at the San Francisco Zoo, where a man was killed by an escaped tiger, was 4 feet lower than national standards.
Calif. tiger-mauling site a crime scene

Calif. tiger-mauling site a crime scene

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- The San Francisco Zoo's Lion House was sealed off as a crime scene Thursday as police tried to sort out a deadly Siberian tiger escape Tuesday evening.
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Two tiger attacks at the San Francisco Zoo occurred on December 22, 2006 and December 25, 2007, both involving a 243-pound Siberian tiger named Tatiana (June 27, 2003 — December 25, 2007). In the first incident, a zookeeper was bitten in the arm during a public feeding. During the second incident, in which two people were injured and one killed, police officers fatally shot the tiger.

Tatiana was born in Denver on June 27, 2003. She was brought to the San Francisco Zoo on December 16, 2005 to provide a 14-year-old Siberian tiger, Tony, with a mate. Tony's prior companion, Emily, had died of cancer of the spleen in late 2005. Tatiana had no record of aggression towards humans.

During a public feeding on December 22, 2006, Tatiana clawed and bit veteran zookeeper Lori Komejan's arm which was pulled between the cage bars. Komejan's right arm was severely injured as a result. The California Occupational Safety and Health Administration later found the zoo at fault due to inadequate safety precautions and inadequate staff training. The San Francisco Zoo was fined US$18,000 for the incident. The Zoo decided not to euthanize Tatiana after the attack on Komejan because, in the words of the zoo's then-director Manuel Mollinedo, "the tiger was acting as a normal tiger does."

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