New Zealand aid worker mauled by tiger
26/01/09 23:48 Filed in: Security Incident | News
Photo: Ruth with Pancake the Tiger by Corlett family
An aid worker from New Zealand is in hospital after being mauled by a tiger
at the Khumsu Chiang Mai Tiger Centre in Thailand. According to Thai media the year old tiger attacked Ruth Corlett after she touched its head during a hands on exhibition at the centre.
According to Stuart, Ruth’s husband, she is remains in hospital but is doing “OK”.
Ruth Corlett and her husband were apparently working with Partners
in Thailand near the border with Myanmar.Partners
is a faith based organization working on relief and development.