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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Feb 28, 2008
Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Animal: Lemur
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Primate

Summary: A 3-year-old boy sustained a severe bite on his wrist by a "pet" lemur. He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. The boy's family refused to disclose where they obtained the lemur but admitted they were intending to start a "petting zoo."

Source: East Valley Tribune

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