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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Jan 27, 1999
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Animal: Chimpanzee
Animal Disposition: unknown

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

Category: Escape of animal, Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Primate

Summary: Two chimpanzees at the Hogle Zoo escaped and attacked two employees, critically injuring one. The employee had no training in working with primates and the other only limited experience with chimps.

Source: Salt Lake City Tribune

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