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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: May 13, 2011
Location: Wichita, Kansas

Animal: Leopard
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Accredited AZA Zoo
Facility Name: Sedgwick County Zoo

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Big Cat

Summary: A first-grader on a field trip to the Sedgwick County Zoo was mauled by a leopard after the boy scaled a railing and approached the animal's cage. The boy received lacerations to his head and neck after the leopard stuck a paw through its cage and grabbed the boy by the side of his head. The boy was taken to a hospital where he was listed in fair condition.

Source: HuffingtonPost.com

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