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Contributed by Loren H

Description: Eggensberger Clawed By Leopard

Date: August 14 1910

Source: my granary

Beaver Falls:
John Eggensberger aged 5 is dying from wounds inflicted by a leopard that was on show at a street carnival today.While the boy's father was looking in another direction,the animal reached through the cage,clawing the child,lacerating the face and body and tearing the scalp from the boy's head.The boy was lifted clear of the ground and the animal was drawing the body through the bars when attendants effected a rescue.

Submitted: 06/17/06

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