Animals: Terror in Wildwood

Tuffy was a 300-lb. lion owned by Joseph Dobish, Wildwood, N. J. boardwalk sideshow concessionaire. Last year Business-getter Dobish worked up an act called "The Motordrome Wall of Death." In this act, Dobish's wife drove a racing car at breakneck speed around a steep-sided wooden bowl, with Tuffy in a sidecar beside her.

Last week Tuffy escaped; how, no one seems to know. As Thomas Saito, a 37-year-old Japanese auctioneer, was stepping into his car, Tuffy came bounding up the boardwalk, pounced, knocked Saito down, clawed his chest, dragged the inert body 150 feet...