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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Mar 19, 2012
Location: Buffalo, New York

Animal: Gorilla
Animal Disposition: recaptured

Facility Type: Accredited AZA Zoo
Facility Name: Buffalo Zoo

Category: Escape of animal, Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Primate

Summary: A 400-pound adult male gorilla escaped his cage at the Buffalo Zoo, biting a female zookeeper before being tranquilized and captured.

Source: Reuters.com

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