Antelope captured after spending 2 hours on the run

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(Last Updated On: September 14, 2016)

Update: The animal has since been put to sleep https://wearesouthdevon.com/antelope-put-to-sleep-after-escaping-zoo/

An antelope that had escaped from Paignton Zoo has been captured after fleeing the Zoo this morning.

Police including the helicopter and dog unit were called to the area this morning after the animal was spotted on a driveway.

Locals were told to remain inside which the large horned lechwe was on the loose.

The animal was tranquilised and taken back to the Zoo.

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