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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Oct 19, 2012
Location: Kansas City, Missouri

Animal: Chimpanzee
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Accredited AZA Zoo
Facility Name: Kansas City Zoo

Category: Animal Death, Animal Death by human, Animal health issue, Legal/illegal issue
Species: Primate

Summary: The federal government fined the Kansas City Zoo more than $4,500 after one of its chimpanzees literally straved to death because of zookeeper failures. Zoo officials admitted that they failed to provide adequate care for the chimp that died.

Source: KCTV5.com

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