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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Sep 11, 2009
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Animal: Giraffe
Animal Disposition: dead

Facility Type: Accredited AZA Zoo
Facility Name: Franklin Park Zoo

Category: Animal Death
Species: Other

Summary: Tweet, an 18-year-old giraffe at the Franklin Park Zoo, collapsed and died while feeding. Tweet starred in the movie Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and numerous commercials for Toys-R-Us. A necrospy was scheduled to be performed.

Source: www.boston.com

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