Cow Attacks Camel at Zoo Miami

Asian bovine escapes enclosure, confronts camel

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    DOHA, QATAR - JANUARY 08: A camel is seen at the camel market on January 8, 2011 in Doha, Qatar. The FIFA World Cup 2022 will takes place in Qatar. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)

    A camel is licking his wounds after a confrontation with a curious cow at Zoo Miami Thursday.

    Zoo officials say a male Gaur, an Asian member of the bovine family, managed to escape its enclosure and wandered into a camel exhibit around 10:30 a.m.

    A brief confrontation ensued and the camel wound up injured.

    The 1,200-pound cow was contained just before 11 a.m. after zoo officials briefly put the park on lockdown. No workers or parkgoers were injured.

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    The camel is being treated and is expected to be OK, zoo spokesman Ron Magill said.