Cheetah Escape Baffles Mo. Zoo Officials

Incident date: 
Nov 21 2007
Date reported: 
Nov 21 2007
Date Published: 
Nov 21 2007 - 06:00
City: 
St. Louis
State: 
Missouri
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Cheetah Escape Baffles Mo. Zoo Officials
Headline: 
Cheetah Escape Baffles Mo. Zoo Officials
Summary: 

A visitor at the St. Louis Zoo reported to a zoo employee that a cheetah was on the loose. Zoo veterinarians and workers were able to secure the cougar and no person was harmed. This was the third time a cheetah escaped from the exhibit and the zoo remained unsure how the escape happened.

Publication: 
Cheetah Escape Baffles Mo. Zoo Officials
Author: 
Associated Press