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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Aug 25, 2012
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Animal: Marmoset
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Attack resulting in human injury, Legal/illegal issue
Species: Primate

Summary: A Fort Lauderdale battalion chief handling a motorcyle accident was bit by a pet marmoset reached over to turn off the motorcyle. The marmoset had beenriding in a bag attached to the motorcycle. The owner was issued a warning for failing to label the monkey bag with what was in it and the monkey received 10 days in quarantine.

Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com

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