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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Jul 20, 2000
Location: Kansasville, Wisconsin

Animal: Snow Monkey
Animal Disposition: dead

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

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

Summary: A "pet" snow monkey escaped from his home and attacked a 73-year-old neighbor, biting him on both legs. The monkey jumped into a post office truck, attacking and biting a female postal worker. Both people were treated at a hospital and released. The monkey was recaptured and euthanized to be tested for Herpes B.

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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