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A SECOND monkey on the loose from Cumbrian animal park

Two Capuchin monkeys have escaped from Cumbrian animal park Credit: ITV News Border

Police can confirm that a second Capuchin monkey has escaped from South Lakes Wild Animal Park.

Police were called today at 9.11am with confirmation that a second monkey has escaped.

This follows a juvenile female Capuchin monkey that escaped at the weekend and has been sighted in the Dalton-in-Furness area.

These animals do not pose an immediate risk to the public, however it is capable of biting or scratching anyone who attempts to approach it.

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Eyewitness described tiger attack on zookeeper

An inquest has been hearing about the moment when a tiger pounced on a zookeeper in south Cumbria.

In the second day of the trial an eyewitness described seeing the animal enter the area where the keeper was working. He shouted for help as he saw her being attacked.

Tim Backshall reports from the inquest in Kendal.

Tiger death inquest latest

An inquest has been hearing about the moment when a tiger pounced on a zookeeper at the South Lakes Wild Animal Park in South Cumbria.

24 year old Sarah McClay died from multiple injuries last May. The inquest has heard from a member of the public who witnessed what happened. Gareth Bell described how a door inside the tiger enclosure was open, allowing the tiger to enter the area where she was working and attack her.

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Inquest begins into the death of student killed by tiger

Sarah McClay, 24, was attacked in May 2013. She died from her injuries in hospital

An inquest is due to hear how a keeper at a Cumbrian animal park was mauled to death by a tiger. Sarah McClay died at the South Lakes Wild Animal Park in Dalton in Furness on 24 May 2013.

The former Penrith University of Cumbria student was attacked by a Sumatran tiger named Padang as she worked.

The inquest is due to last for a week.

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