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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Nov 05, 1999
Location: Des Moines, Iowa

Animal: Rhesus Monkey
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

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

Summary: A "pet" rhesus monkey, Nicky, was found running around a neighborhood. Animal Control recaptured the monkey and quarantined him. Shortly after blood samples were taken from Nicky, he bit the handler.

Source: Des Moines Register

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