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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Jul 06, 2001
Location: Racine, Wisconsin

Animal: Tiger
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Non-accredited Zoo
Facility Name: B.E.A.R.C.A.T Hollow

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

Summary: A tiger at B.E.A.R.C.A.T. Hollow pushed his way out of his pen and grabbed a 7-year-old girl, inflicting two puncture wounds. The park was closed to the public but the girl and her mother were allowed in to take fundraising pictures.

Source: Associated Press

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