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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Feb 19, 2012
Location: Kansas City, Missouri

Animal: Gorillas
Animal Disposition: recaptured

Facility Type: Accredited AZA Zoo
Facility Name: Kansas City Zoo

Category: Escape of animal
Species: Primate

Summary: Two male gorillas escaped their enclosure for 3 hours triggering a code red at the zoo. Patrons were locked down in secure areas until the gorillas were returned to their enclosure. The incident is under investigation and it is unknown how the gorillas escaped.

Source: KansasCity.com

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