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Animals escape zoo after floods

01:00 January 01, 1970
By: Staff

After heavy rains and wind caused enormous flooding that killed twelve people and destroyed zoo enclosures, the country of Georgia warned residents of Tbilsi to remain in their homes. Zoo officials are uncertain of the number and kinds of animals on the loose after the floods, but images of bears and hippopotamuses wandering through the streets have spread across the internet. 

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