A tiger advertising sign is seen outside Hamilton Zoo after a female zookeeper was killed by one of the tigers at the zoo in Hamilton, New Zealand Sunday Sept. 20, 2015. (Nick Reed/New Zealand Herald via AP)
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A New Zealand zookeeper was killed Sunday by a Sumatran tiger on a weekend morning when the zoo was open to visitors.Police said they were called to the Hamilton Zoo at 11 a.m. after reports a female zookeeper had been attacked by one of the zoo's five tigers. Council spokesman Jeff Neems said the tiger that attacked the woman is named Oz and is the zoo's only adult male tiger.Neems said the zoo has 128,000 visitors each year, making it about the fourth most popular zoo in the country. He said he didn't know how many visitors were at the zoo during the incident.
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