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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Oct 24, 2005
Location: Pontotoc, Mississippi

Animal: Kinkajou
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

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

Summary: A kinkajou escaped and attacked an 82-year-old woman. The woman was sweeping her porch when the kinkajou jumped on her and wrapped his tail around her arm. The woman received 20 stitches as a result of being attacked and repeatedly bitten by the animal. The woman’s son captured the animal and as a result was bitten as well.

Source: Sun Herald

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