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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Jan 21, 2011
Location: Scottsbluff, Nebraska

Animal: Chimpanzees
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Accredited AZA Zoo
Facility Name: Riverside Discovery Center

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Primate

Summary: Two chimpanzees at the Riverside Discovery Center in Scottsbluff bit off two fingers from a keeper while being petted. The keepers injuries were not life-threatening and the doctors will try to re-attach the fingers.

Source: msnbc.com

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