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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Sep 28, 2012
Location: Vienna, Virginia

Animal: Wallaby
Animal Disposition: dead

Facility Type: Non-accredited Zoo
Facility Name: Reston Zoo

Category: Injury to animal, Animal Death, Animal Death by human, Animal health issue
Species: Other

Summary: Meghan Mogensen, the director for the Reston Zoo, was found guilty of drowning a wallaby in a plastic bucket. A curator testified that animals had been euthanized in shocking ways at this zoo including rabbits getting slammed into walls, shootings, and chickens being fed to pythons.

Source: The Washington Post

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