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Toddler Injured In Tapir Attack At Dublin Zoo

tapirA two year old toddler is in a serious condition in hospital, after being injured by a tapir at Dublin Zoo.

The child was in the animal’s enclosure with her mother, as part of a supervised visit with Dublin Zoo staff. Tapirs are nomally docile creatures, but it’s believed that the animal became agitated, and attacked the toddler. causing injuries to her arm and stomach. Continue reading