Baboon shot dead after escaping from Knowsley Safari Park in Merseyside June 16th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Baboon shot dead after escaping from Knowsley Safari Park in Merseyside A baboon was shot dead after it escaped from an enclosure at Knowsley Safari Park in Merseyside The animal was killed after it climbed over the perimeter fence at 10:15am this morning (Sunday 16th June 2013). The adult male had been chased out of its enclosure two hours before by a group of 20 males as it tried to protect its mate. The safari park said it resolved the situation “quickly, safely and humanely”. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Call OTS www.callots.co.uk Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!