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Old 01 January 2019, 11:11 PM
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Default Child injured after falling into rhino exhibit at Florida zoo

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A 2-year-old girl is recovering in the hospital after stumbling into a rhinoceros exhibit at a Florida zoo and coming into contact with one of the animals, officials said Tuesday.

Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, Florida, said the girl was taking part in a "hands-on, educational experience" with the zoo's southern white rhinos when he or she apparently fell between steel poles separating guests from the rhino yard. The zoo is about 50 miles southeast of Orlando.
Sounds like the kid's going to be fine, which is not something you can often say about people who stand closer to the rhino.
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...he or she apparently fell between steel poles separating guests from the rhino yard...
Guessing the steel slat option isn't going to keep everyone out, then.
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Old 02 January 2019, 08:28 PM
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If the youngster gets a teeny scar, imagine what fun he/she will have if asked how the scar was made..... "Oh, that?? That's just from a rhinoceros, no biggie."




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Interesting that the quote in the OP refers to a 2-year-old girl, then the girl was taking part, then switches to he or she apparently fell.

My guess is that the original information just said a young child, then when more information came in they updated some, but not all, references to her gender.
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Interesting that the quote in the OP refers to a 2-year-old girl, then the girl was taking part, then switches to he or she apparently fell.

My guess is that the original information just said a young child, then when more information came in they updated some, but not all, references to her gender.
Perhaps it was Schrödinger's child and did not acquire a defined gender until being closely observed by a rhinoceros.
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