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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: May 11, 2012
Location: Dexter, Iowa

Animal: Capuchin
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Primate

Summary: Officials are investigating a report that a child was scratched by a monkey at a day care center. The Capuchin monkey named Charlie is a kept as a "pet" at the daycare. Although the owners state that the primate has a good bill of health, the child was taken to the hospital to undergo rabies shots.

Source: KCCI.com

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