Chimps savagely attack American researcher after pulling him into cage
Chimpanzees at a sanctuary in South Africa have left a man seriously injured with bite wounds after pulling him into their enclosure.
The man, an American researcher, was leading a tour group at the Jane Goodall Institute Chimpanzee Eden yesterday.
Two chimpanzees grabbed his feet and pulled him under a fence into their enclosure, said Jeffrey Wicks of the Netcare911 medical emergency services company.
The man had “multiple and severe bite wounds” and was dragged nearly a kilometer (1,100 yards) by the chimpanzees.
Mediclinic Nelspruit, the hospital where he was taken, said he was in intensive care in critical condition after undergoing surgery.
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