BREAKING NEWS: Panic In Jos Town as Baboon Escapes From Nigerian Wildlife Park

A baboon sits on a rock in its enclosure at the Toronto Zoo on Tuesday, November 24, 2015. There have been reported problems among the olive baboons since the dominant female died last December, with several of the baboons being treated for injuries. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

A baboon has caused serious panic in a Jos community after escaping from the Nigerian wildlife park in the area.

According to a Premium Times report, a baboon at the Wildlife Park Jos, Plateau State, has escaped and injured a security man at the gate.

A witness revealed that the incident occurred in the early hours of Monday.

Premium Times reports that according to the source, there has been insufficient food for the animals in recent times.

Efforts to reach management of the park as at press time has not been fruitful.

It will be recalled that a lion had last year escape from the park, and was eventually shot dead by a soldier.

Details later…


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