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Zookeeper critical after lion attack – Nowra

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A woman has been airlifted to hospital after being attacked by two lions at a zoo on the South Coast today. Emergency services were called to a zoo on Rock Hill Road, North Nowra, just before 10.30am (Friday 29 May 2020), following reports a zookeeper had been attacked by lions. A 35-year-old woman was treated … Continue reading “Zookeeper critical after lion attack – Nowra”

A woman has been airlifted to hospital after being attacked by two lions at a zoo on the South Coast today.

Emergency services were called to a zoo on Rock Hill Road, North Nowra, just before 10.30am (Friday 29 May 2020), following reports a zookeeper had been attacked by lions.

A 35-year-old woman was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics for head and neck injuries, before being airlifted to St George Hospital in a critical but stable condition.

Police have been told the woman was cleaning the enclosure at the time.

Officers from South Coast Police District established a crime scene and commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

SafeWork NSW have been notified.

Source: 16 News http://www.16news.com.au/index.php/2020/05/29/zookeeper-critical-after-lion-attack-nowra/

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