Worker dies in tiger attack at Palm Beach Zoo, officials say

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The Palm Beach Post

An employee at the Palm Beach Zoo died in a Malayan tiger attack while performing a routine procedure Friday afternoon, a zoo spokeswoman said.

The tiger was quickly subdued, allowing officials to reach the injured woman, said the spokeswoman, Naki Carter. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue took the woman to St. Mary's Medical Center. She has died, Carter said.

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