The tiger, escaped from a flooded zoo in Georgia, killed a man and injured another one

The tiger, escaped from a flooded zoo in Georgia, killed a man and injured another one

After a severe floods in Georgia that killed 13 people, including thee zoo workers, numerous animals escaped as well as the tiger, which killed a man and wounded another.

After a severe floods in Georgia that killed 13 people, including thee zoo workers, numerous animals escaped as well as the tiger, which killed a man and wounded another.

Numerous animals had break free last weekend from enclosures at Tbilisi Zoo because of severe floods in the area.

According to the police, the tiger had been tracked to an old warehouse, but they couldn’t sedate it as the animal was too aggressive. So the tiger was shot dead by the police officers.

We tried our best to sedate the tiger, but it was not possible because the animal was too aggressive. So unfortunately we had to liquidate it

– stated Internal Affairs Minister Vakhtang Gomelauri in his report to the press.

Georgia police shoot tiger that killed man after zoo escape

Georgia police shoot tiger that killed man after zoo escape

However, there are a lot of people, including zoo workers, who are sure, the animals have been killed unnecessarily.

On Tuesday it was stated by the zoo officials that all missing lions and tigers had been found dead. However, on Wednesday there still was some uncertainty with the number of animals that could be on the loose.

Besides, after the tiger, who killed a man and wounded another, had been shot, another white tiger appeared on the streets but almost immediately was cornered in a city center cafe.

Only one jaguar is still missing, what is actually a little bit frightening after the tiger’s attack on the two men appeared.

After those flash floods 13 people reported dead while at least six other are still missing. More than 40 families lost their homes.

After the local zoo became flooded, hundreds of animals had died, while many others escaped.

Photos made by local residents shows Lions, hippos and bears roaming the streets, while the majority of citizens urged to stay home to avoid contact with wild animals.

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