COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — One of Copenhagen Zoo’s giant pandas has escaped from its enclosure and roamed the park before staff were able to sedate it and bring it back. Xing Er, a 7-year-old male who arrived at the zoo last year, was seen on surveillance video breaking out of the newly built, 160 million-kroner ($24.2 million) Panda House by climbing a pole. Zoo staff sedated the animal with a dart and returned it to its enclosure. The incident happened before the zoo had opened to the public for the day. Staff are now reviewing security at the Panda House.
Posted at 5:43 AM, Jun 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-09 05:43:24-04
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