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Protocols Weren’t Followed Before Tiger Attack

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Longtime procedures involving the handling of potentially dangerous animals were not followed in April when a Topeka Zoo employee was attacked and injured by a tiger , according to a report released Thursday. The report detailing …

ZooMontana Obtains Insurance, Reopens

ZooMontana has reopened after reaching an agreement with its insurance company. The Billings, Mont., zoo closed May 9, 2011, after its liability insurance policy was canceled over a late payment. ZooMontana board chairman Ian McDonald says the zoo’s executive director …

ZooMontana’s Liability Insurance Policy Canceled

ZooMontana in Billings is expected to be closed for the rest of the week after its liability insurance policy was canceled. Zoo Board President Ian McDonald says he was informed Monday about the policy, which is carried by Philadelphia Insurance. …