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Video: Milwaukee Police Hunt for Lion

July 26, 2015  | 

VIDEO: Milwaukee Police Hunt for Lion

Milwaukee residents were concerned on Saturday when many claimed to have spotted a ‘lion-like animal’ and police closed several streets while they searched.

Milwaukee police and the Department of Natural Resources responded to the area, but no animal was located. Police did maintain a presence overnight though.

Residents said they saw a lion and her cub on Saturday morning, Fox 8 reports.

The Milwaukee zoo confirmed that all of their lions were accounted for.


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Jon Retired LEO @ 7/27/2015 7:26 PM

I am certainly no animal expert especially wild ones like this. I would bet however that if frightened the cat could move pretty fast to get out of that area. Could be especially dangerous with a cub along.

DEADMAN @ 7/28/2015 3:16 AM

I hope they take it down alive with it's cub,if they can.

Jon Retired LEO @ 7/28/2015 1:39 PM

DEADMAN I agree with you on taking it alive with the cub. Preventing that would be some moron with a scoped rifle who thinks he is heap big hunter. I am sure they will use tranquilizer darts if at all possible. If people will just use their heads and keep pets and kids inside until they have the situation resolved.

BT @ 7/30/2015 3:20 PM

Lions and tigers and cops, oh my!

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