Wolves kill wildlife park worker

June 18th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Stockholm, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wolves have attacked a woman at one of the most popular zoos in Sweden.

The law enforcement officers investigating the case have not yet established what triggered the deadly attack on the 30-year-wildpark worker.

Ostergotland police have stated that they are still investigating why the pack of wolves attacked the workers at the zoo, which is situated in Kolmarden, located approximately 93 miles south of Stockholm.

The body of the woman, who was a worker at the zoo, which is the biggest wildlife park in Scandinavia, was recovered her colleagues and rescue workers entered the wolf enclosure, forcing the animals back.

An armed park official stood by to fire at the wolves in case of any unexpected attack, according to media reports.

Kolmarden zoological chief Mats Hoggren has stated that have been no witnesses to the attack. Therefore the circumstances of the incident are not exactly clear and police are not sure of its causes.

Wild wolves usually display a timid behavior around human beings. They commonly try to avoid contact with humans, in some cases abandoning their kills when they detect that a human is nearby.

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