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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Jul 09, 1998
Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Animal: Elephant
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Accredited AZA Zoo
Facility Name: Henry Vilas Zoo

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Elephant

Summary: Two elephants at the Henry Vilas Zoo injured a zookeeper by picking him up, throwing him to the ground, and kneeling on him. One of the elephants had attacked zookeepers twice before.

Source: unknown

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