Good investigative reporting..
A receptionist as a liaison does not sound like an appropriate choice.
More details on our "heroes" surface.
According to the plan, the veterinary staff is supposed to "gather chemical immobilization equipment in preparation for anesthetizing the animal." But with the animal in the process of mauling a visitor when officers arrived, there was no time to attempt an anesthetization.
The main office receptionist is supposed to "assume the role of liaison to outside emergency response systems," assuming he or she has remained calm enough to do so.
Evidence collected at the scene indicates someone may have crossed a metal fence that surrounds the tiger grotto. Blood was found between the fence and the moat wall as was a shoeprint on the fence.
The brothers have been hostile to police interviewers, at first refusing to give their own names, identify Sousa or give an account of what occurred.
The brothers pleaded not guilty to the charges and are scheduled to appear in court Jan. 15, records show.
Zoo's emergency plan details very different scene than what unfolded after tiger escape