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Indiana woman mauled by tiger returns to work

CLAY COUNTY, Ind. — An Indiana woman who was mauled by a tiger at an exotic feline rescue center is back at work at the same rescue where she was attacked.

Marissa Dub accidentally left the gate to the tiger cage open. That's when the tiger, Raja, attacked.

She suffered severe head, neck and vocal cord injuries. She also suffered multiple strokes.

Despite what happened, Dub says she loves her job and doesn't blame the tiger.

"He was being a tiger," said Dub. "He wasn't doing it because he hated me. He wasn't doing it because he wanted to eat me. It was more of a 'I want to play with you.'"

Dub is still recovering from her injuries and says she'll be in therapy for quite some time.

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