One lion ‘shot dead’ and one still missing in search for pair who escaped their zoo enclosure
A lion has allegedly been shot dead after escaping from his enclosure and another is on the run.
They are believed to have got out of their cage at Leipzig Zoo in Germany last night.
Cow and bull rescued from roof of house by crane – after living up there for four years Officials have warned that they will not be opening the park until ‘both of the big cats have been found’.
One of the big cats is believed to have been shot dead.
They are believed to be Majo and Motshegetsi, a pair of one-year-old lions that were born in Basel Zoo, Switzerland, last year.
They were transferred to Leipzig in... read more
- 14:14 Derbyshire fire service faces 'challenging times ahead'
- 14:14 Wall Street set to open flat as investors test rally
- 14:13 Delays expected due to emergency roadworks on Ilkeston Road
- 14:13 Sale of Nottingham Central Library site will go ahead
- 14:13 Atherstone Town reaction to Leicester Road draw and Heather boss...
- 14:13 Harrogate Relief Road Steering Group member raises air pollution...
- 14:12 Ex-Saint Scott Gibbs’ wife fighting for her life after road crash
- 14:12 Man with links to Chorley and Preston wanted on recall to prison
- 14:11 Landlord Norman Porter cut off electricity to get tenant out of...
- 14:11 Tata Steel: Unions discuss deal to keep Port Talbot open
- 14:10 Rise in vehicle crime across Warwickshire leads to police operation...
- 14:09 Dereck Chisora throws a table at Dillian Whyte in outrageous...
- 14:09 Does this ring a bell for anyone in Holbeach?
- 14:09 Arsenal and Chelsea transfer target Riechedly Bazoer leaving Ajax,...
- 14:08 Stage is set for Christmas fun in pantomime
- 14:08 Your donation will help a Lincolnshire young person have a Happy...
- 14:07 Matteo Darmian lifts lid on why his Man United career is more...
- 14:07 Stalking victim: I was living in hell
- 14:07 Peabody and Family Mosaic housing associations to merge
- 14:07 Antique nurse buckle stolen as thieves target family heirlooms
- 14:07 Is your new fiver worth £50,000?
- 14:05 Starbucks sets five-year growth targets, to open 12,000 more stores
- 14:05 Judge asked to extend ban on naming sadistic Edlington brothers to...
- 14:05 WATCH: Song for Christmas - Beech Hill School
- 14:04 Man United willing to complete permanent transfer for midfielder
- 14:04 Keepers of poultry warned to keep birds inside to protect from bird...
- 14:04 WATCH: Rangefinder Jez took these stunning pictures of autumn along...
- 14:03 Raunds pub licence suspended for a month
- 14:02 HS2 meeting in Measham needs bigger venue
- 14:02 Watch: Mayor Peter Soulsby sets out the council's financial woes -...