# Law/421

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If a zoo houses a venomous snake and the snake escapes its confines leaving the zoo and gets into a neighbors yard striking a young child. Should the zoo be considered negligent or should the zoo be considered strictly liable . Why or why not?

• Law/421 -

negligent-the zoo had the responsibility of maintaining the enclosure to ensure the snake did not escape and have the opportunity to bite someone regardless of the premises.

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