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An Animal That Escaped From The Zoo

 

Gazali heard the ringing of his phone the minute he returned from work. He worked as a zookeeper. He had just got off duty from his shift at the zoo. He walked over to the phone and picked it up. The alarmed voice over the line told him to return to the zoo immediately because an animal had just escaped from the zoo. They had called Gazali because in addition to caring for animals, he was also an expert at ensnaring animals. He was trained as an animal trap specialist.

Gazali sighed. He knew it was going to be a long night. He went to his car and sped off to the zoo. He brought the necessary equipment to catch the animal. When he arrived, they told him that the animal was a panther. It had accidentally run out of its cage as the cleaner was looking in another direction. They would keep the zoo closed until the panther was safely back in its compound.

After three tiring hours of searching for the panther, Gazali and his men spotted it in the bushes near the den of the lions. It was unnecessary to kill the animal since it did not cause any trouble or kill any other animal. The men kept very still since they did not want to frighten the animal. Gazali took out a tranquilliser dart and shot it straight in between the animal's shoulders. After the animal was asleep, the team brought it back to its cage.

     
ensnaring   catching by trapping
     
tranquilliser   a needle that contains a liquid wich will calm the animal and put it to sleep for a short time
     
 
 
 

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