Lonely Planet Writer

Baboon on the run after escape from Danish zoo

Police in western Denmark are urging people to be on the lookout for a baboon which escaped from Blavand Zoo, near the town of Esbjerg on Saturday.

Baboon on the loose after escaping from Danish Zoo.
Baboon on the loose after escaping from Danish Zoo. Image by Magnus Johansson / CC BY-SA 2.0

The animal has been spotted wandering along a road and, via their Twitter account, police have advised locals not to approach the baboon if they see it, as it could be aggressive.

Read more: thelocal.dk