A 3-year-old jaguar who got out at 7:20am is unclear, but it killed four alpaca, an emu, and a fox before being captured and returned to its night house about an hour later.
The jaguar was kept in a glass-fronted "Jaguar Jungle" exhibit along with a 21-year-old jaguar. The alpacas are part of the same exhibit along with bats, red-eyed tree frogs, giant cave roaches, and night owl monkeys, among other creatures. "We care for these animals every day," says Kyle Burks, a top official at the zoo, per CNN. "We close the zoo today to help our team mourn."
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