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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A volunteer at Jungle Island has been hospitalized after being injured by an animal.

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Jungle Island confirmed that the injury was caused by an orangutan.

A statement released by Jungle Island managing director Christopher Gould read, in part:

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“An experienced volunteer working with our orangutan enrichment program received a non-life threatening injury as a result of an orangutan around 3 p.m. today, January 9, 2019.”

An initial response team, as well as primate keepers, responded quickly to render aid to the injured volunteer.

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Miami Fire Rescue workers then transported the volunteer to Jackson Memorial Hospital.