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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Jun 28, 2002
Location: Muskego, Wisconsin

Animal: Wallaby
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

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

Summary: A "pet" wallaby, Rocko, bit a 6-year-old boy on the finger while the boy was in Rocko’s pen. The boy, along with another child, ran away from Rocko, but Rocko chased the two boys. Rocko then kicked the second boy and knocked him to the ground. Rocko had previously escaped in May, see incident of 05/01/02.

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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