A BEAR mauled a circus coach to loss of life as a result of “he forgot to take off his coronavirus face masks” earlier than coming into the beast’s cage.
Sources at Nice Moscow State Circus say the animal attacked Valentine Bulich, 28, when it didn’t recognise him.
Valentin Bulich, 28, was mauled to loss of life by the bear in Moscow[/caption]
Sources say the coach entered to wash the cage however refused to take off his Covid masks. The animal is pictured with one other coach, Alexander Alexandrov[/caption]
Yasha, who performs on the circus ripped into the person by tearing off his scalp and clawing his physique within the horrific incident.
Bulich was pulled out of the cage by different circus employee however was pronounced useless at a hospital quickly after.
Initially, it was claimed that the tamer had gone into the cage to observe his taming abilities but it surely has now emerged that he entered for a routine cleansing.
He had locked the door from the within as he all the time did with a view to cease the bear from getting away.
The beast is seen together with his coach, Alexander Alexandrov[/caption]
Bulich was pulled out of the cage by different circus employee however was pronounced useless at a hospital quickly after[/caption]
A supply informed BAZA media: “Valentine went in alone – this bear knew him nicely. He forgot to take off his Covid masks.”
“He entered the cage with a masks, and the bear didn’t recognise him. He turned away from from the bear together with his again, and it instantly attacked him,” the supply added.
In line with the supply, going into the cage was a “violation of security guidelines” but it surely was “the norm within the circus”.
Tatyana Zapashnaya, a senior circus official mentioned: “It is rather troublesome for us. Every thing occurred in a short time and unexpectedly.
“It is a catastrophe that we should cope with.”
Yasha can be recognized for his stunts outdoors the circus, the place he typically will get near people.
In August, he gave a pre-match “pep speak” to a soccer group in Moscow.
Two years in the past, he was pictured pushing an injured circus employee in a wheelchair after he was launched from hospital.
The bear was additionally seen licking his face.
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Bulich’s devastated mom Elena, 52, mentioned he had “overestimated” his abilities in dealing with a bear.
Irina Novozhilova from animal rights group VITA mentioned: “No circus situations will likely be humane for one easy motive. Coaching goes hand in hand with cruelty.
“Circuses are all the time merciless past limits. And circuses with animals ought to be banned.”
The bear had given a pre-match “pep speak” to a soccer group in Moscow[/caption]
The bear, pictured with Alexander Alexandrov, was recognized for its shut interplay with people[/caption]