Cheetah Cub Briefly Escapes Zoo Exhibit

Incident date: 
Nov 20 2007
Date reported: 
Nov 20 2007
Date Published: 
Nov 20 2007 - 06:00
City: 
Saint Louis
State: 
Missouri
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Cheetah Cub Briefly Escapes Zoo Exhibit
Headline: 
Cheetah Cub Briefly Escapes Zoo Exhibit
Summary: 

Officials searched for a cheetah cub that had escaped from its enclosure at the St. Louis Zoo. Visitors were led to safety to wait in secure buildings while officials searched the zoo. The cheetah cub was found and tranquilized approximately thirty feet from its enclosure.

Publication: 
KSDK
Author: 
Jim Salter