An eight year old Chinese girl has been mauled to death by a circus tiger after walking into its enclosure at an amusement park in Chongqing city, China.
The incident came to happen after the girl entered a closed animal training site of a circus in the Leheledu Amusement Park during a visit with her family Friday night.
China news would report that the eight year old girl would die in hospital after suffering sever injuries after been pounced on by a tiger.
The outlet reports that the circus had been hired for performances by the amusement park and has since vowed to improve safety measures and beef up security to prevent a similar tragedy in the future.
Since the incident a park spokesman has told that an initial compensation agreement had been made with the victim’s family.
The mauling comes after a a nine-year-old boy’s arm was ripped off by a bear after reaching inside its cage to feed it at a zoo in Henan.
In December last year, a keeper at Shanghai zoo was mauled to death by a rare tiger after he entered its enclosure to clean it.
At present it is not understood where the eight year old girl’s parents were at the time or how the girl was able to walk into the tiger’s enclosure.
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