Cotswold Wildlife Park escaped wolf shot dead – BBC News

A wolf has been shot dead after it escaped from Cotswold Wildlife Park in Oxfordshire.Visitors to the park were told to stay indoors when the female animal, named Ember, was discovered outside the perimeter fence at 11:00 BST on Friday.The park’s managing director said staff tried to tranquilise the three-year-old Eurasian wolf, but it was out of range.Earlier this year Ember gave birth to five cubs, the first wolves to be born at the park in its 47-year history.Visitor Penelope Bennett said on Twitter: “Wolf on the loose at the Cotswold Wildlife Park and we are all shut in the walled garden.”

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