Manuel Mollinedo

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SF Zoo Boss Comes Under Fire

Ignores staff expertise, animal welfare, say workers

(Newser) - The tiger escape that resulted in the death of a teenage boy at the San Francisco Zoo on Christmas Day has unleashed a rash of staff complaints about long-term mismanagement of the institution by director Manuel Mollinedo, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. Employees are leaving in droves, animals are dying,... More »

Killer Tiger's Escape a Mystery

Deadly San Francisco Zoo attack being treated as crime scene

(Newser) - The San Francisco Zoo remained shuttered today as investigators and grieving family alike struggled to understand how a Siberian tiger was able to escape her cage and maul 17-year-old Carlos Souza to death. "This is very rough on us," said an uncle. "He was a great kid.... More »

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