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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Feb 16, 2009
Location: Stamford, Connecticut

Animal: Chimpanzee
Animal Disposition: dead

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Attack resulting in human injury, Animal Death by human
Species: Primate

Summary: Travis, a 15-year-old chimpanzee, savagely attacked his possessor's friend outside her home, inflicting horrific life-threatening injuries. The possessor stabbed Travis with a large knife in attempt to rescue her friend. Travis then attacked a police officer. Travis was shot and died in his possessor's home. Travis' mother, Suzi, also went on a rampage in Missouri and was shot dead in 2001.

Source: www.msnbc.com

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