Monday, August 30, 2010

Small ape triggers tiger escape at Miami's Jungle Island

A 500-pound Bengal tiger leapt over a tall fence, dozens of frantic visitors ran for their lives, and park workers labored to lure the predatory animal back into a holding cage. A day after the frenzy, it became increasingly clear that a small ape had triggered the unusual sequence of events at the Watson Island animal park.

Read the full article here. Wow, how does this even happen? Luckily, no one was injured or hurt. Anybody have a video of the event?