Tigers attack tourist bus in ChinaFebruary 6th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 6 (IANS) A group of 27 visitors to a Chinese zoo had the shock of their life when their bus was attacked by enraged Bengal tigers. The trauma continued for 20 mintues since the tiger zone’s gatekeeper had gone out for lunch.
According to zoo authorities in Shandong province’s capital Jinan, the incident occurred Saturday noon when around five adult tigers bit into the bus’ tires and smashed the bus with their paws, breaking its windows, the Shanghai Daily reported.
The zoo staff learned about the incident only after they looked at the security cameras and rushed to open the gate for the tigers 20 minutes later, Jinan Times reported.
No one was hurt in the incident.
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