Essex Police confirm missing Colchester wolf has been shot dead

Essex Police have confirmed that the missing wolf from Colchester Zoo has been "found and destroyed" by zoo staff:

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Sadly, the search for a wolf @colchesterzoo concluded shortly after 4pm when the animal was found + destroyed by zoo staff.

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Wolves escape from Colchester Zoo

An investigation's underway after five wolves escaped from Colchester Zoo. Keepers discovered they had got out through a hole in the fence. One returned to the enclosure, one was recaptured, and three were shot dead.