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File photo of a lion. (Photo by CAROLINE SEIDEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Coroner: Lion Lifts Up Cage Gate With Paw In Fatal Attack Of Zoo Intern

The investigation into a lion attack that killed a 24-year-old woman who loved big cats is focusing on a cage door that the 550-pound animal managed to escape through to reach the volunteer intern, officials say.

03/08/2013

File photo of a lion. (credit: CAROLINE SEIDEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Dad Of Intern Killed By Lion ‘Feared Getting A Call’ Daughter Would Die This Way

The Seattle-area intern fatally mauled by a lion at a Central California exotic animal park loved lions and tigers since childhood, “was absolutely fearless” around them and hoped to work at a zoo after her six-month internship, her father said late Wednesday.

03/07/2013

File photo of a lion. (Photo by CAROLINE SEIDEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Lynnwood Woman Killed By Lion At California Zoo

The father of a 24-year-old Washington state woman killed by a lion at an exotic animal park in Central California says his daughter had always loved big cats and considered her internship at Cat Haven “just a dream job.”

03/07/2013