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Woman mauled to death by tiger at Chinese wildlife park

Posted at 2:06 PM, Jul 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-24 22:08:58-04

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A woman was mauled to death and another woman was injured after they were attacked at a wildlife park in Beijing, China.

CCTV video shows a tiger attack a woman after she got out of her cat at Badaling Wildlife World. The video then shows a man and a second woman coming to her aid.

Sky News reports that the second woman shown in the video was killed by the tiger before park staff could save her. The other woman is reportedly recovering from her injuries in a nearby hospital.

According to Daily Mail, a child that was also in the car escaped the incident unharmed.

According to reports, Badaling Wildlife World allows visitors to drive through the park while animals run free. Visitors are not permitted to leave their vehicles.

Sky News also reports that security guard was mauled to death by a tiger at the park in 2014.

Alex Hider is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @alexhider.