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Claws Are Out for Leopard Man After Big Cat Runs Wild
Offbeat  (tags: leopards, escaped )

Jeri
- 128 days ago - thetimes.co.uk
When they suspect an animal is worrying their sheep, farmers around Milltown in Cornwall know what to do: set fox traps. What they donâEUR(TM)t generally expect, though, when the trap snaps shut, is to find not a fox or dog, but a cross leopard snarling back
Three Cats That Escaped Tauranga Cattery All Back Home; Pixie Found
Offbeat  (tags: cats, escaped, found )

Jeri
- 133 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
The 1-year-old cat could not resist the sound of the crackling plastic bag her owners tempted her with as she was finally caught at a Matua Rd property on Sunday.
Meet the Bull Who Broke Into the Sanctuary
Offbeat  (tags: little bull, escaped, neighborhood, safe, sanctuary )

Simone
- 440 days ago - animalplace.org
This is Davey, and he is perhaps the luckiest bull around. After two years living at the farm next door, Davey decided it was time to integrate into a new family. He broke a fence down and meandered over to our male bovine herd.
Tigers and Wild Animals Escape From Oklahoma Zoo After Tornado Hits
Offbeat  (tags: animals, zoos, wildlife, tornadoes, escaped )

Cher
- 1111 days ago - theguardian.com
A series of tornadoes, including a major twister, touched down southwest of Oklahoma City on Wednesday, flipping cars and causing the escape of tigers and other animals from an exotic wildlife park, officials said.
ON TAPE: The Day Tyke Fought Back
Offbeat  (tags: heartbreaking, senseless murder of Tyke, suffering, escaped )

Simone
- 1375 days ago - peta2.com
On August 20, 1994, Tyke--an elephant who had been chained, beaten, and forced to perform in the circus for most of her life--escaped.
Escaped Flamingo Avoids Capture, Outwits Zealous Zoo Workers
Offbeat  (tags: protection, wildlife, flamingo, Asahiyama Zoo, Hokkaido, Japan, escaped, risks, fear, concern, lake )

Naoko
- 2097 days ago - yomiuri.co.jp
Staff in charge of animal breeding at the Asahiyama Zoo in Asahikawa, Hokkaido, are having many sleepless nights this summer due to concern for a greater flamingo that escaped from the zoo on July 18.
Mike Jr. the Escaped Calf Arrives at a Sanctuary
Offbeat  (tags: slaughterhouse, escaped, volunteers, calf, safe, sanctuary, rescued )

Simone
- 2229 days ago - all-creatures.org
On the evening of April 10th a calf made a break from a slaughterhouse in Paterson, NJ. He eluded capture for hours and even waded into the Passaic River (yuck!). Police used vehicles to ram into the calf in an effort to bring him under control.
Siberian Tiger Escapes Russian Animal Refuge
Offbeat  (tags: siberian tigeress, escaped, russia tiger refuge, lookout, roaming )

Simone
- 2443 days ago - monstersandcritics.com
A Siberian tiger escaped Russia's top tiger refuge on Tuesday, and villagers living nearby were warned to keep livestock and pets indoors
Quick-Thinking Principle Saves Students From Tsunami
Offbeat  (tags: children, saved, quick thinking, principle, school building, escaped, tsunami, Miyagi Prefecture, wave, remaind calm, elementary school, Japan, March11, emergency drills )

Naoko
- 2610 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
YAMAMOTO, MIyagi - An elementary school principle's quick thinking saved his students' lives here after march 11's colossal tsunami hit their school building.
The Heartwarming Story of Shane
Offbeat  (tags: tsunami, shane, dog, escaped, safe, reunited )

Simone
- 2621 days ago - blog.petaasiapacific.com
When Shane's guardian heard the tsunami warning, he had rushed to warn his neighbors after letting Shane out into the yard. Then, he raced back toward his house to get his dog, but the tsunami was approaching as fast as a jet plane and he was forced to
Monkey Snared After Biting Rampage Makes 'Lucky' Escape
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, Japanese monkey, biting rampage, Shizuoka, captured, escaped, Lucky, stress, warning )

Naoko
- 2675 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A Japanese monkey that was captured in Shizuoka Prefecture after biting over 100 people has escaped from a park, sparking a warning from local authorities.
Prairie Dogs Go Missing From Columbus Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: mischevious prairie dogs, escaped, lost, columbus zoo )

Simone
- 2692 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
An Ohio zoo is trying to round up runaway prairie dogs and is asking its neighbors for help. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium said Friday that 11 of the critters had wriggled their way out of temporary quarters and so far only four have been recovered.
.Killer Jaguar on the Loose in Belize, U.S. Embassy Warns
Offbeat  (tags: captive jaguar, hurricane richard, escaped, wild animals, mauled man to death )

Simone
- 2765 days ago - edition.cnn.com
A jaguar has escaped from the Belize Zoo and killed someone, the U.S. embassy in the nation said, warning American citizens to stay away from the area.
How Many Escaped Chimpanzees Does It Take ...
Offbeat  (tags: wild animals, chimpanzee, escaped, not pets, laws, legalisation )

Simone
- 2770 days ago - bornfreeusa.org
You would think that after Travis the chimpanzee attacked Charla Nash in Connecticut that every state in the country would immediately prohibit the keeping of chimpanzees and other wild animals as pets. And that the U.S. Congress would follow suit by
Goats Rescued After 2 Days on 6-Inch Montana Ledge
Offbeat  (tags: two young goats, mischevious, escaped, railroad bridge, rescued )

Simone
- 2817 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Two young goats wandered onto the thin ledge of a railroad bridge and spent nearly two days high above the ground until rescuers in a towering cherry picker plucked them from their perch, hungry but safe.
 

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