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Eighth Animal Dies After Jaguar Escapes Audubon Zoo Habitat

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NEW ORLEANS - Eight animals have now died after a jaguar escaped from its habitat at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.
NOLA.com reports an alpaca and fox died Sunday, the day after the male jaguar killed four alpacas, one emu and one fox Saturday morning. The jaguar was captured and returned to its night house after being sedated by a vet team.
No people were hurt and the zoo was reopened Sunday.
The zoo acquired the alpacas in March from farms in Alabama and Mississippi. The alpaca that died overnight Sunday was the zoo's last living alpaca.
One injured fox continues to be monitored.
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Total of 8 animals killed after jaguar escapes enclosure at Audubon Zoo

Total of 8 animals killed after jaguar escapes enclosure at Audubon Zoo

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Five alpacas, two foxes and an emu were killed.
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