Drone discovers animals still inside zoo in flooded western town of Lunebach
Two lions, two tigers and a jaguar that escaped from a German zoo on Friday afternoon have been found, local media reported.
Residents have been warned to stay inside. https://t.co/B22d39ITiW
— CBC News (@CBCNews) June 1, 2018
The animals escaped from a zoo in Lunebach in western Germany after flooding caused by storms eroded fences, allowing them to break out, local authorities said. An escaped bear was found and had to be shot dead.
In lünebach haben wir heute wunderbares Grill Wetter! Dazu sind auch noch Wildtiere aus dem Zoo ausgebrochen… Der Tag ist super! pic.twitter.com/7OI08Kd5NN
— Fliesen_Tisch (@Fliesen__Tisch) June 1, 2018
The other animals were found later on Friday by a drone inside the zoo compound, local media said.
Police had warned area residents to stay indoors while the search for the animals was underway.