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2007-06-20 09:02:14

DENVER -- A zookeeper who was fatally attacked by a jaguar had violated the rules by opening the door to the animal's cage, zoo officials said Tuesday. Denver Zoo Vice President Craig Piper said the February death of Ashlee Pfaff was caused by "human error." "Our investigation shows Ashlee did not follow established safety protocols on the day of the accident," Piper said. He called her death a "true tragedy." Pfaff, 27, was killed in February when a 140-pound jaguar named Jorge got into an...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.