It has been reported that a baboon on Monday escaped the Wildlife Park Jos, Plateau State, and injured a security man has at the gate as it completes its escape.

According to witness report, the incident occurred in the early hours of Monday. The source also said insufficient food for the animals in recent times might be the reason for the escape.

It will be recalled that a lion last year escaped from the park, and was eventually shot dead by a soldier.

The management of the park are yet to confirm the escape.

Author: Yemi Olarinre