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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: May 24, 2009
Location: Memphis, Tennessee

Animal: Bengal Tiger
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Accredited AZA Zoo
Facility Name: Memphis Zoo

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Big Cat

Summary: A zookeeper suffered a serious bite to his upper right calf when he came in contact with 3-year-old Kumari, one of the Memphis Zoo's Bengal tigers. The keeper was transported in noncritical condition to a local hospital. The zoo was investigating the incident.

Source: www.myfoxmemphis.com

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