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Grizzly bear bites employee’s finger at Denver Zoo

January 26, 2019

DENVER (AP) — An employee at the Denver Zoo was treated at a hospital after a grizzly bear bit his finger.

Zoo spokesman Jake Kubie tells The Denver Post the “bear keeper” was bitten Friday afternoon while the grizzly was in a secure and enclosed area. The zoo has two rescued grizzly bears, Tundra and Kootenai.

Kubie could not say which bear bit the keeper or which finger was injured.

No other information was released.


Information from: The Denver Post, http://www.denverpost.com