Vandals Release Cougars at Manitowoc's Lincoln Park Zoo

Incident date: 
Sat, 12/01/2007
Date reported: 
Sat, 12/01/2007
Date Published: 
Sat, 12/01/2007 (All day)
City: 
Manitowoc
State: 
Wisconsin
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Vandals Release Cougars at Manitowoc's Lincoln Park Zoo
Headline: 
Vandals Release Cougars at Manitowoc's Lincoln Park Zoo
Summary: 

A zoo employee noticed cougar tracks in the snow and discoverd that two cougars had escaped. Vandals had cut through enclosure fencing at the Lincoln Park Zoo to release the cougars. The cougars were recaptured inside the zoos outside fence.

Publication: 
620 WTMJ Newsradio
Author: 
Associated Press