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    The six Siberian big cats eyed little Zhang Xiaoyan with anticipation as, buffeted by strong winds, she made her perilous journey with no safety net.

  • 2.

    Clearly they didn’t feel the safety wire around her waist could protect her from the six hungry tigers below.

  • 3.

    Spectators screamed in horror as a three-year- old circus girl tottered 130 metres along a tightrope above an enclosure full of hungry tigers.

  • 4.