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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Mar 01, 2006
Location: Marlborough, Massachusetts

Animal: Elephant
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Non-accredited Zoo
Facility Name: RWCommerford's Kids Fun Fair and Traveling Zoo

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Elephant

Summary: Two zoo workers suffered injuries while handling an elephant for rides at RW Commerford's Kids Fun Fair and Traveling Zoo. A trainer received a chest injury when the elephant pinned him against a wall and another employee placing children on the elephant for rides received a broken arm. Both were transported to hospital by ambulance.

Source: Metro West Daily News

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