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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Jul 31, 2009
Location: Wayne Township, Ohio

Animal: Gila Monster
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Reptile

Summary: A "pet" Gila monster bit a local man, sending him to the hospital. Reports indicated he was in fair condition at Miami Valley Hospital. Sheriff's officials reported that the lizard belonged to a woman present at the time of the bite but they did not know whether she was living there or just visiting.

Source: www.theoxfordpress.com

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