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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Mar 13, 2007
Location: Chesterfield County, Virginia

Animal: Rhino
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Non-accredited Zoo
Facility Name: Metro Exotic Zoo

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Other

Summary: Dominique, a 4-year-old rhino at the Metro Richmond Zoo, caught a keeper with his horn as she attempted to close his stall door for the night. The zookeeper required 16 stitches to her armpit.

Source: Times Dispatch

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