March 6th, 2013
09:03 PM ET

24-year-old intern fatally mauled by lion in California sanctuary

A 24-year-old intern at an animal sanctuary in California was killed Wednesday by one of the facility's lions. Authorities later shot and killed the animal.

Cat Haven is a 100-acre big cat sanctuary that opened in 1993, according to its website.

OutFront tonight: Jeff Corwin is a wildlife expert and host of ABC's "Ocean Mysteries", and author of the book "Sharks."


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  1. EE

    So the intern goes in to play with the lion and is accidentally killed and they kill the lion. REALLY! How is that the lion's faul?. Is that what Dianna would have wanted?

    March 7, 2013 at 8:05 pm | Reply

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