Wednesday, June 5, 2013

What To Do If a Tiger's in Your Bathroom - Kansas Woman Has an Encounter With a Big Cat

Nat Geo - What do you do if you find a tiger in the bathroom?

That was a plot point in the first Hangover movie, and now it’s a real-life story. The Salina Journal reports that last Saturday, a woman who’d gone to the circus went to the bathroom … and there was a tiger “at most two feet in front of me.” The tiger had escaped after its performance. The woman says, “I turned around calmly and walked back toward the door. Someone opened the door and said get out.”

And so she did.

In case this kind of thing should ever happen to you, here’s the advice of tiger expert Philip Nyhus, associate professor of Environmental Studies at Colby College.   More