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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: May 01, 1997
Location: Knox County, Tennessee

Animal: Liger
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Non-accredited Zoo
Facility Name: Joe Robinson's Farm

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Big Cat

Summary: A "liger" (tiger/lion mix) mauled a 4-year-old boy at Joe Robinson’s Farm roadside zoo, when the boy got too close to the animal’s cage. The boy hospitalized with lacerations to his right leg and buttock.

Source: Knoxville News-Sentinel

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