Risk of rabies or zoonosis from handling animals at a zoo

Patient

Q: I was at a zoo in Austria and petted goat near his mouth and a wolf and scratched my nose mucosa. Am I at risky of getting rabies or any other zoonose? Should I take any providence. The zoo was very empty and the animals stayed in very wide open areas. Thanks a lot

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