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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Jun 27, 2012
Location: Pataskala, Ohio

Animal: Mountain Lion
Animal Disposition: dead

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Big Cat

Summary: A caseworker visiting the home of Evelyn Shaw, who was working to adopt her two nieces, was bitten on the finger by Ms. Shaw's pet mountain lion. Ms. Shaw, who was active in opposing the exotics ban legislation in Ohio, had falsely assured the investigator that the lion was declawed and had no teeth. Ms. Shaw stated she would euthanize the animal because of this incident.

Source: 10 TV.com

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