Man in leopard suit is prodded by zoo worker
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How Japan zoo prepares for earthquake animal escape

Staff at a Japanese zoo chased a keeper dressed up in a snow leopard costume, as part of their yearly animal-escape drill.

This event happens every year at the zoo, and helps the keepers to prepare in case any of the animals escape in real life.

Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports from the earthquake exercise at the zoo just outside Tokyo.

  • 25 Feb 2015
  • From the section Asia
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