CHICAGO (AP) -- Tiger enclosures at Chicago area zoos meet or exceed safety guidelines set by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
The Lincoln Park Zoo and Brookfield Zoo have been reviewing measurements around large animal enclosures following the Christmas Day tiger escape at the San Francisco Zoo. The attack left one teenager dead and seriously injured two people.
Workers at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo have removed a few inches of dirt and plants in the bottom of their tigers' moat to make it deeper. The shrubbery was originally put in to make the moat look more natural.
At the Brookfield Zoo in the western suburbs, officials remeasured their large animal enclosures to make sure that moats there were deep enough