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Officials: Young girl bit by type of rodent at Beardsley Zoo

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Officials: Young girl bit by type of rodent at Beardsley Zoo Officials: Young girl bit by type of rodent at Beardsley Zoo
BRIDGEPORT -

A young girl is recovering after getting their finger bit by an animal at the Beardsley Zoo.

According to officials, the child stuck their hand into the rain forest enclosure and a type of rodent called the Red Rumped Agouti nipped her finger.

The child was taken to the hospital at the mother's request.

Zoo officials say they are worried about the girl and will be following up.

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