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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Jan 18, 2009
Location: Thurmont, Maryland

Animal: Jaguar
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Non-accredited Zoo
Facility Name: Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo

Category: Escape of animal, Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Big Cat

Summary: A zoo worker was attacked and seriously injured by one of two jaguars. The worker had failed to secure the area. Both jaguars, Diego and Evita, were then quarantined for 30 days observation.

Source: www.gazette.net

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