NATIONAL

Puma caught after fleeing zoo in Daejeon

By Yonhap
  • Published : Sept 18, 2018 - 19:57
  • Updated : Sept 18, 2018 - 19:57

DAEJEON -- A puma was caught Tuesday hours after escaping from an enclosure at a South Korean zoo.

Zookeepers at Daejeon O-World in the city some 160 kilometers south of Seoul discovered earlier in the day that the eight-year-old female puma had disappeared.

(Yonhap)

They immediately reported the situation to authorities.

She was found at around 7 p.m., and a tranquilizer dart was used to capture her, they added. (Yonhap)