VIDEO: Man airlifted to hospital after camel attack

Video courtesy of CNN.

MARYLAND (KRON) – A circus worker is recovering from series injuries after being attacked by a camel in Maryland on Friday.

The incident happened at the Charles County Fairgrounds, where the camel was supposed to perform in a circus.

The camel was in a trailer when it attacked the man.

Due to severe bite wounds and head injuries, the man had to be airlifted to a hospital.

Officials say the injuries are not life-threatening.

It turns out the circus did not have a permit.

All performances have now been cancelled.

CNN contributed to this article.

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