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Critically endangered tiger fatally shot at Florida zoo after biting man’s arm

The man, who worked for an external cleaning service at the Naples Zoo, ‘put his arm through the fencing’ of the enclosure

Authorities in the US have shot and killed a critically endangered tiger after it bit the arm of a man who entered an unauthorized area of the tiger’s enclosure in a Florida zoo.

The man, who is in his 20s, worked for an external cleaning service at the Naples Zoo in Florida and suffered serious injuries after an eight-year old Malayan tiger named Eko bit him, authorities said on Wednesday.

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