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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Apr 02, 1998
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Animal: Lion
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Non-accredited Zoo
Facility Name: Charlotte Metro Zoo

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Big Cat

Summary: A lion at the Charlotte Metro Zoo attacked and seriously injured a worker cleaning the animal’s cage. The worker suffered puncture wounds to both legs and the back of the head.

Source: Greensboro News & Record

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