Subscribe

USA 'Cous Cous' the lion innocent in death of handler, family says

The family of Dianna Hanson, who was killed by a 550-pound male lion named 'Cous Cous' on Wednesday, calls the incident a 'tragic accident' that was no one's fault, including the lion. 

Eric Paul Zamora/The Fresno Bee/AP

A 550-pound African lion named 'Cous Cous' pried open the gate to a large cage near Fresno, Calif., this week, pouncing up to and swatting an intern zoo worker, Dianna Hanson, so hard she died.

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK