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Wednesday, February 28, 2007

 

‘Don’t cry children, I was only aping about’

‘It was only meant to be a safefy drill but dozens of children were left in tears after an animal escape drill at a zoo went hilariously wrong.

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As acting goes, it was a little too convincing.

The idea was to test the readiness of zoo staff for the escape of a dangerous animal.

But despite the ludicrously obvious disguise of the runaway beast, its pre-ordained destiny – to be shot with a tranquilliser gun – had children in tears. [..]

The ordeal of the zoo visitors began immediately when the fancy-dressed ape jumped out and frightened a school party.’




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