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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Sep 21, 2012
Location: Bronx, New York

Animal: Tiger
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Accredited AZA Zoo
Facility Name: Bronx Zoo

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Big Cat

Summary: A man jumped from a monorail at the Bronx Zoo and landed in the tiger habitat where he was attacked by a tiger. He suffered severe deep cuts to his back and severe injury to the leg and was taken to the medical center where he was listed in critical condition.

Source: The New York Times

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