Lions escape from enclosure, found wandering around Taronga Zoo

Nadine Morton
Updated November 2 2022 - 2:43pm, first published 9:30am

Five lions are back in their enclosure after an earlier breakout at Taronga Zoo that sparked an emergency temporary lockdown.

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Nadine Morton

Nadine Morton

Senior journalist

Nadine Morton covers emergency services and breaking news for the Illawarra Mercury. She takes pride in regional journalism which she believes is crucial to informing our towns and cities. Have a story? Email her at

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