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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Oct 31, 2013
Location: Currituck County, North Carolina

Animal: Capuchin Monkey
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Escape of animal, Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Primate

Summary: Four capuchin monkeys escaped their enclosure from a residence and later attacked a citizen. The person bitten was taken to the hospital for treatment. Three of the monkeys were caught and one was shot dead.

Source: WTKR.com, WAVY.com

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