Home Page Home | Search Search | Online Store Store | Donate Donate | RSS Feeds RSS Feeds |  


Born Free USA Reports
Search Reports
Choose State(s):
Year(s):
to
Species:
Category:
Facility Type:
Keyword(s) Search:

Match Any   Exact Phrase
Get search widgets for your website


Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Oct 24, 2011
Location: Washington County, Pennsylvania

Animal: Caiman
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Abandoned animal, Escape of animal, Animal health issue
Species: Reptile

Summary: A group working to clean up Chartiers Creek captured a caiman, a close relative of the alligator. Wildlife officials suspect the caiman was purchased as a pet then released when it got too big to keep in aquarium. The animal would not have been able to survive the winter in PA.

Source: WTAE.com

Related Files
none
Related Images
none

All Reports in Pennsylvania   Map of Pennsylvania Reports   Return to Index