Ho Chi Minh City, Sep 24 (IANS) A tiger mauled its caregiver to death when he was feeding it in Vietnam’s Binh Duong province, the media reported on Saturday.
The incident occurred on Friday in a tiger cage of Thai Binh Duong Company in Di An town, Xinhua reported citing newspaper Tuoi Tre Thanh Pho Ho Chi Minh (HCM City Youth).
The caregiver was identified was Luong Van Hai, 40.
Hai took care of tigers for 20 years and the 120-kg tigress that mauled him, is over 10-years-old, said the company’s representative Luong Thien Dan, who is also the victim’s relative.
The company currently raises 16 tigers, Dan said.