Paris, Jan 26 (AFP) Around 50 baboons escaped from their enclosure in Paris’s main zoo today, forcing wardens to evacuate visitors while order was restored, the zoo said. Also Read - Flying Abroad? Air India Has Added More Flights in January From Delhi to THIS City

A worker at the attraction in the Vincennes area of the French capital spotted the breakout in the late morning when the primates were seen gathering in a service corridor used by personnel. Also Read - Orthodox Priest Shot at Church in France's Lyon, Assailant Flees

“Since then the baboons have been returned to their enclosure, except for four of them which have been located in this service zone and are being rounded up,” the zoo said in a statement to AFP. Also Read - This Country Witnesses Second Wave of COVID-19 Infection, Announces Curfew in Big Cities | Read Here

The baboons did not reach public areas and the evacuation was ordered as a precaution, the zoo said. (AFP) NSA

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