WEST PALM BEACH (CBSMiami) — Federal investigators are raising maintenance concerns following a tiger attack that killed a zookeeper in West Palm Beach.READ MORE: Python Removal Program Grows In Southwest Florida
Investigators are asking questions about the tiger’s enclosure.
A new inspection report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) found that there were tree limbs on the ground in the tiger enclosure. They said that could easily cause a keeper to trip.READ MORE: Tracking The Tropics: Hurricane Sam Continues To Intensify
The USDA also raised concerns about discarded tarps and ropes that had been piled up behind the back fence of the enclosure.MORE NEWS: Miami Weather: Nice Saturday Morning Followed By Afternoon Showers
Stacey Konwiser was killed last month by a Malayan tiger after investigators say she failed to follow safety procedures.