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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Mar 19, 2013
Location: Seattle, Washington

Animal: Patas Monkey
Animal Disposition: dead

Facility Type: Accredited AZA Zoo
Facility Name: The Woodland Park Zoo

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

Summary: A patas monkey named Kyle was euthanized after he suffered a broken leg at the Woodland Park Zoo. The zoo was moving the primate to another enclosure. Kyle also suffered brain damage on Feb. 28 while he was being moved to a temporary enclosure. Back in 2011, his right arm was amputated due to a severe bone infection.

Source: The Seattle Times

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