DENVER (CBS4)– A bear bit a zookeeper at the Denver Zoo on Friday afternoon. The patient was rushed to Denver Health Medical Center and was said to be “good” on Friday night.

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The zookeeper’s injuries were not life threatening, according to a Denver Zoo spokesperson. The bite happened during normal operations.

Copter4 flew over the Denver Zoo (credit: CBS)

Copter4 flew over the zoo where a Denver Health ambulance was seen leaving the zoo property, non-emergent with no lights or sirens.

It is unclear what happened leading up to the bear bite.

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