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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Jul 07, 1990
Location: Portland, Oregon

Animal: Chimpanzee
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Circus
Facility Name: American Continental Circus

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Primate

Summary: A 12 year old girl suffered minor injuries when a chimpanzee attacked her at a circus sponsored by the Portland Police Association. The chimpanzee was performing on a motorcycle when he rushed into the crowd and bit and scratched the girl.

Source: Seattle Times, Oregonian

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