Wednesday, July 06, 2005

Gorilla bites Lincoln Park Zoo keeper

A zoo keeper was bitten on the back by a gorilla today at the Lincoln Park Zoo and was being treated for her injuries at a nearby hospital, police said.

The female zoo keeper was attacked around 9:50 a.m. at the facility on the city's North Side, said Chicago police spokeswoman Robin Mohr. The woman, whose name was not released, was in good condition at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Mohr said.

A zoo spokeswoman declined to immediately comment on the gorilla attack.

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