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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Jul 25, 2001
Location: Berkeley County, West Virginia

Animal: Monkey
Animal Disposition: removed/re-housed

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Primate

Summary: A "pet" monkey bit three children and was placed under quarantine to be tested for diseases. The monkey tested negative for hepatitis B and was relocated to a wildlife sanctuary.

Source: Herald-Mail Online, Associated Press

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