Lions, tigers, jaguar and bear escaped from flooded cages at German zoo

Lions, tigers, jaguar and bear escaped from flooded cages at German zoo

Lions, tigers, jaguar and bear escaped from flooded cages at German zoo

Residents in western Germany are being told to stay indoors after two lions, two tigers and a jaguar escaped from a zoo.

The drama peaked midmorning when the bear was discovered - and shot dead.

People are urged to call police if they see the five predators, local media reports.

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Five unsafe predators, including two lions, two tigers and a jaguar escaped from a zoo in Lunebach, western Germany. Area residents were advised to stay in their houses, close their doors and windows and keep an eye out for the missing animals.

The Eifel Zoo in Luenebach is located in the west of Rhineland-Palatinate, about 50 kilometres north of Trier.

The zoo is home to around 400 animals, including a Siberian tiger and lions. Part of a local motorway had also been blocked off due to high waters.

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Eifel Zoo has nearly 400 animals of 60 exotic and native species, including lions, tigers, and other big cats on its 30-acre site.

This escape has come two years after another similar case happened in eastern Germany, when two lions broke out of their cages at the Leipzig Zoo, in Leipzig, the AFP reported. One was captured, the other shot dead.

In 2015, an orang-utan was shot dead after escaping from the Duisburg zoo, and a bear escapee from Osnabrueck suffered the same fate in 2017.

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