News Female Bear Tragically Shot Dead After Escaping Enclosure At German Zoo By WAN - March 12, 2017 0 1175 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Another tragic story of a wild animal being shot dead at a zoo after escaping its enclosure in an attempt at freedom. This time a female bear named Tips was killed after escaping her enclosure and entering a lion exhibit along side her brother names Taps. The Osnabrück Zoo, in Germany, is where the tragic event took place today. The bear’s brother Taps, was thankfully not killed as zoo staff were able to lure him back into his exhibit. Dr. Michael Boes, The Osnabrück Zoo director stated that they were unable to use a tranquilizer dart because it would have taken about 20 minutes to work. Sadly, in this circumstance, along with many others that happen to come just about every week now a days, the freedom that these animals so desire comes at a tragic cost. World Animal News and Peace 4 Animals does not support the captivity of wild animals unless there is a conservation program set in place to save a species from extinction in the wild. Don’t Buy A Ticket! Source: Metro.co.uk Main Photo Credit: dpa/Friso Gentsch Help us continue to bring you the latest breaking animal news from around the world and consider making a Donation Here! www.peace4animals.net/donate Please share our articles, follow us on social media, and sign up for our newsletter! Go Plant-Based! "One Person CAN Make A Difference"