The white tiger attacked a circus worker in Volgograd

In Volgograd, the white tiger, bitten by 25-year-old assistant trainer. The man was taken to hospital with wounds to the neck and back, told RIA Novosti the regional cupola MIA.

The incident occurred on Monday, January 30. “Previously, this day in the circus was the so-called day off. That is, before the performance they [predators] don’t feed, don’t talk to them. It was not expected that he [the victim] on this day should deal with the tigers. Why he decided to go into the cage, ask him”, — said the Agency interlocutor. In fact the incident is checked.

As a source told the publication during attacks by predators the young man was drunk. The victim was able to get out of the cage and call for help. He was operated on, now threats to his life.

It is clarified that the young man has arrived from Moscow together with the company honored artist of Russia Olga Denisova. In Volgograd they will present the program “the Mystery of white tigers”.

In December 2016 during a speech in Krasnoyarsk circus leopard attacked sitting in the sixth row of the spectators did cut her tendon. Also injured three employees of the circus. In fact the incident a criminal case was initiated on the provision of services not meeting safety requirements.