The Loop: Lions under close watch after Taronga Zoo enclosure escape, UK politician suspended for joining I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here cast
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Hi there. It's Wednesday, November 2 and you're reading The Loop, a quick wrap-up of today's news. 
In truly thrilling news for anyone who grew up watching Madagascar, Sydney's Taronga Zoo is investigating how five lions escaped from their enclosure this morning.
The zoo's executive director, Simon Duffy, said four of the lions "calmly" made their way back to their main exhibits on their own and "one lion cub was safely tranquillised".
No human or animal was injured, and the zoo said in a statement this afternoon that all lions are "doing well", according to vets and zookeepers. 
"An initial review of this morning’s incident has confirmed that an integrity issue with a containment fence enabled five lions to temporarily exit their main exhibit," the statement read.
"Taronga Zoo remains open and is extremely grateful to its staff and the community for their support today."
A family spending the night in a tent as part of the zoo's Roar and Snore package say zookeepers ran them to a bathroom block after a duress alarm sounded.
"The guides had their radios on, and we heard them, and they said, 'they're still outside', so we realised something is outside, and they said it's the lions, so we're like, 'oh scary'," guest Magnus Perri told us.
"We were a bit surprised, [we thought] is this part of the action package?"
Harry x Grease for Halloween. That is all.
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