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Bengal Tiger Killed At Richmond Zoo

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Metro Richmond Zoo Director Jim Andelin say a 5-year-old female Bengal tiger named McCoy was attacked by a two-and-a-half year-old male Kumba minutes after McCoy had swatted at the other cat in an outdoor enclosure.

The attack reportly happened so quickly that there was nothing zoo staff could have done. He says a tranquilizer would have taken at least 10 minutes to work. McCoy was dead within two minutes.

Andelin says it's the first time they've had an attack with the zoo's cats. The two cats had been together for 8 months.

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