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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Jun 10, 2011
Location: Valparaiso, Indiana

Animal: Alligator
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Non-accredited Zoo
Facility Name: Zao Island Family Entertainment Center and Amusement Park

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Reptile

Summary: An alligator bit a 7-year old boy at a theme park in Norhtwest Indiana after an unrelated visitor invited children around the exhibit to pet it. The child was treated at the scene then taken to a hospital.

Source: Chicago.CBSLocal.com

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