Frederick County authorities say a woman is recovering after she was bitten by a camel at a zoo near Thurmont.

A photo from the Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo Web site, promoting the safari ride where a woman was bitten by a camel. (Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo)

He said the 29-year-old woman was treated at Frederick Memorial Hospital for a moderate injury to her lower arm.

Domer said the camel has been quarantined at the zoo. He said a veterinarian is monitoring the animal for signs of illness.