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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Dec 27, 1995
Location: Metairie, Louisiana

Animal: Vervet Monkey
Animal Disposition: removed/re-housed

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Primate

Summary: A "pet" vervet monkey bit an Animal Control officer during an inspection. The monkey had earlier scratched its "owner" and his son. The monkey was impounded and transferred to the Alabama Zoo.

Source: Times-Picayune

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