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Gorillas raid kitchen at Calgary Zoo

(Calgary Zoo Facebook page)

(Calgary Zoo Facebook page)


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Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 12:31 PM -

For the second time this year, some of the gorillas at the Calgary Zoo managed to escape their enclosure and get into the kitchen next door. 

Zoo spokeswoman Trish Exton-Parder says no one was hurt, and the public was never in danger. 

This wasn't the first time the gorillas were attracted to the kitchen though. 

The animals made a similar breakout in March, after a keeper left the door unlatched. After further investigation, the zookeeper was fired. 

“This incident is a reminder that there is no room for error or complacency when working with dangerous animals,” the zoo said in a statement. 

The gorilla exhibit is in an area that's being rebuilt after major flooding hit southern Alberta earlier this year.

With files from The Canadian Press

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