A major search is underway after a lynx escaped its enclosure at Dartmoor Zoo.
The animal is thought to have left the grounds. Police have visited two local schools to reassure them and make sure pupils are inside. Officers have also gone house to house in the area.
The police helicopter is assisting in the search.
The animal should not be approached as it could become dangerous if alarmed or cornered.
- If people sight it they should call 999 immediately quoting log 252 of 7 July 2016
Flaviu the lynx is back at Dartmoor Zoo after escaping three weeks ago. He's a bit grumpy but staff have news that might cheer him up
Keepers have said they will play recordings of the missing wildcat's mother in an attempt to persuade it into a humane trap.
Police are reminding members of the public not to approach the lynx which escaped from Dartmoor Zoo, nor to be tempted to look for it.