‘Malicious intent’ suspected in wolf escape, Greater Vancouver Zoo says

2022-08-17 2:02:00 AM

Wolf on the loose after escaping from Greater Vancouver Zoo, province says

Wolf on the loose after escaping from Greater Vancouver Zoo, province says

Greater Vancouver Zoo calls Conservation Officer Service to help locate ‘small number’ of escaped wolves

Create Free Account The Greater Vancouver Zoo says a “small number” of its wolves are unaccounted for after the animals were believed to have been released as a result of “malicious intent,” but there is no danger to the public.After wolves escaped their enclosure Tuesday, people hoping to visit the Greater Vancouver Zoo were turned away at the gates.Would-be visitors to the Greater Vancouver Zoo in Aldergrove arrived at the park gates Tuesday (Aug 16) to find the facility closed, due to a public safety concern.Back to video The Aldergrove facility suddenly announced they were closed for the day, with little to no notice provided to visitors, except for a brief message on social media.

The zoo says on its website that a number of wolves were discovered outside their enclosure in the morning and it’s working with the B.C.The zoo's website says it houses are a total of 15 animals, including six recently born cubs.Conservation Officer Service to “contain” the animals, while the Langley RCMP investigate what appears to be a case of unlawful entry and vandalism.'s Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy in an email statement to Vancouver Is Awesome.The zoo is located about 55 kilometres east of Vancouver, in the community of Aldergrove.The zoo is working to recapture the animal," an email to CTV News read.The zoo says most of the wolves are back in the care of its animal health and welfare team.According to the zoo website, it has nine grey wolves and six new cubs.

The zoo, which announced that it was closed via its Instagram and Facebook accounts on Tuesday morning, has nine adult grey wolves and six cubs." The BCCOS spokesperson later clarified that the wolf has actually escaped the grounds altogether and that no one was injured.They ask that if members of the public identify the wolf that they please keep their distance and report the animal immediately to the Report all Poachers and Polluters (RAPP) line at 1-877-952-7277.The Environment Ministry says anyone who sees a wolf on the loose should keep their distance and report it by calling 1-877-952-7277.The ministry had said earlier that only one wolf remained at large."Important announcement for all zoo guests.Our Morning Update and Evening Update newsletters are written by Globe editors, giving you a concise summary of the day’s most important headlines.."Thank you for understanding!" At the zoo, RCMP and conservation officers were seen in a parking lot.Langley RCMP said it has officers at the scene to assist conservation officers.

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Greater Vancouver Zoo temporarily closed after wolves escape enclosurePeople hoping to visit the Greater Vancouver Zoo were turned away at the gates Tuesday morning as conservation officers and Mounties dealt with a wolf escape. Was it actually a wolf or did someone see a pug walking nearby without a leash?

Wolves escape enclosure at Greater Vancouver Zoo, one wolf remains at largeIf you see the wolf, please keep back. 😬 ryanwingreat250 👀 Run Baby Run.

Escaped wolves close down Greater Vancouver ZooThe zoo suddenly announced they were closed for the day, with no explanation provided for the closure.

Wolves escape enclosure at Greater Vancouver Zoo; deemed suspicious - Terrace StandardBC Conservation, RCMP were on scene after escape Tuesday morning

Wolves apparently freed on purpose, Vancouver zoo says amid ongoing recapture effortsThe wolves that were found outside their enclosure at the Greater Vancouver Zoo Tuesday appear to have been freed on purpose, according to officials. WHO screwed up or was it intentional ?