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Escaped Kano Lion Captured After Killing Three Goats



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The lion which escaped from its cage and had lurked within the Kano Zoo has finally been captured and returned to its cage, the management of the Kano Zoological Garden said on Monday morning.

The lion was captured at about 7.00 a.m. on Monday morning the Managing Director of the Zoo, Alhaji Saidu Gwadabe, confirmed in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano.

He said the animal was captured around 7:00 a.m. on Monday by the staff of the Zoo that feed it on daily basis.

“The operation was to be conducted after the arrival of some experts from the National Park, Abuja but luckily around 7:00 a.m. today our staff were able to use their expertise to put into it back to its cage.

“I am happy to tell you that the escaped lion has finally been captured and taken back to its cage this morning,” he said.

The reinforcement from the National Park, Abuja arrived Kano around 6:00 p.m. on Sunday for the operation.

The escaped lion was said to have killed three goats and an ostrich before moving into the bush within the premises of the zoological garden on Saturday night.

The lion escaped when rangers were about to put it back into its cage after returning it from the national agricultural show in Nasarawa State.

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