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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Jul 21, 2006
Location: Hohenwald, Tennessee

Animal: unknown
Animal Disposition: other

Facility Type: Non-accredited Zoo
Facility Name: The Elephant Sanctuary

Category: Attack resulting in human death, Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Elephant

Summary: Winkie, a 40 year old female Asian elephant and a resident of the The Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald killed one handler and injured another. Winkie had hurt handlers in a previous residence.

Source: USA Today

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