Lion on the loose in Morgan - Big cat escapes from troubled wildlife facility near lake; school alerts parents on bus route, cops search woods

Incident date: 
Mon, 03/26/2001
Date reported: 
Mon, 03/26/2001
City: 
Morgan County
State: 
Missouri
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Lion on the loose in Morgan - Big cat escapes from troubled wildlife facility near lake; school alerts parents on bus route, cops search woods
Headline: 
Lion on the loose in Morgan - Big cat escapes from troubled wildlife facility near lake; school alerts parents on bus route, cops search woods
Summary: 

An African lion escaped from his cage at Wayne Oxford’s Ozark Nature Center. The lion was baited and trapped after roaming freely for four days.

Publication: 
Lake Sun Leader
Author: 
Marsha Paxson