Florida toddler survives after falling into rhino exhibit

Two rhinos rammed a toddler with their snouts after she fell into an exhibit at Brevard Zoo; the girl suffered a lacerated liver and bruised lung, wildlife officials said.
1:09 | 01/31/19

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Next tonight here, we're learning new details about the little girl pinned by two rhinos, within seconds of her slipping through the bars. ABC's Victor Oquendo tonight with the images, the injuries and new word on her condition. Reporter: Tonight, for the first time, we're seeing a Florida toddler hours after she fell into a rhino exhibit on new year's day. Florida fish and wildlife today revealing in a new report just how serious those injuries were -- a lacerated liver, bruised lung, injured kidney and numerous contusions to her back, chest, abdomen and head. This was very unfortunate, and we're never going to let this happen again. We had a child fall off the African platform into a rhino exhibit. Reporter: The girl taking part in an interactive exhibit when she fell through the eight-inch gap between these steel posts. The report describing how the rhinos then "Faced the child and pinned her with their snout against a post." They just ran the child out. Reporter: The girl's mother Reporter: The girl spending section days in the hospital. The entire encounter lasting just seconds. David, in order to prevent something like this from happening again, the zoo is now proposing a netting system they say would make it impossible for someone to fall in. David?

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