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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Apr 17, 2013
Location: Bonita Springs, Florida

Animal: Mountain Lion, Alligators, Deer
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Non-accredited Zoo
Facility Name: Everglades Wonder Gardens

Category: Escape of animal, Injury to animal, Animal Death by human
Species: Reptile, Big Cat, Other

Summary: A 58-year old man cut the locks on the animal cages, including a mountain lion and alligators, at Everglades Wonder Gardens. A worker was able to contain most of the animals before anything happened. The same worker was able to tackle the man who cut the locks and held him until authorities arrived. One deer did escape and was killed by a motorist.

Source: ABC 7.com

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