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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: May 05, 2007
Location: Omaha, Nebraska

Animal: Meerkat
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Accredited AZA Zoo
Facility Name: Henry Doorly Zoo

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Other

Summary: A 5-year-old boy was bitten by a meerkat at the Henry Doorly Zoo. This was the second bite incident within a week. After this, the exhibit underwent a second round of modifications in hopes of preventing future injuries.

Source: www.ketv.com

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