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Why a Tokyo Zoo Let a 'Snow Leopard' Escape on Purpose

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    Visitors to a zoo in Tokyo got a front row seat to a slightly unusual drill this week. At the Tama Zoological Park in the Tokyo suburb of Hino, 70 zookeepers worked together to contain an escaped snow leopard. But rather than face razor-sharp claws and teeth, the zookeepers faced a fellow employee acting out the part of the snow leopard in a suit. More...