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Chimp tries to escape Oklahoma City Zoo

August 30, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A chimp at the Oklahoma City Zoo got a small taste of freedom Monday when it escaped from the ape exhibit.The animal made it all the way to a moat in the zoo, before crews coaxed him back to his habitat using fire extinguishers.

They were armed with tranquilizer guns if the chimp got too aggressive and had to be sedated.

The zoo was closed to the public while the animal was loose.

Fortunately, no one was hurt.