Terre Haute Woman Hurt In Tiger Attack
July 22, 2013 — TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A woman who was attacked by a tiger at a western Indiana animal refuge is continuing to recover nearly a month after she was badly injured.
Twenty-one-year-old Marissa Dub is undergoing rehabilitation therapy at a Terre Haute hospital. She still can’t speak because of neck injuries that damaged her vocal cords.
Kris Dub tells WTHI-TV that her daughter is getting better every day and she could be released to out-patient therapy next week.
Dub was cleaning the tiger’s enclosure at the Exotic Feline Rescue Center in Clay County when she was attacked on June 21 after a cage gate was left open.
Kris Dub says her daughter has always wanted to work with big cats and want to return to work at the rescue center.
(Associated Press) (photo courtesy of WTHI-TV)