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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Jul 12, 2013
Location: Independence, Kansas

Animal: Capuchin
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Accredited AZA Zoo
Facility Name: Independence Zoo

Category: Escape of animal, Animal Death
Species: Primate

Summary: Two capuchin monkeys escaped their enclosure when a zookeeper failed to secure a lock after cleaning. One primate was captured shortly afterward, however, the other remains at large. Officials have set up traps, but fear the that capuchin may have succumbed to the high temperatures in the area.

Source: News On6.com

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