[VIDEO] ゴリラは脱出! Tokyo Zoo Captures ‘Escaped Gorilla’ in Emergency DrillPosted: February 6, 2014
A Japanese zoo staged an emergency response training exercise on Thursday, simulating a scenario in which the zoo’s gorillas escape following an earthquake
Dressed in a gorilla-like costume, one member of staff runs through the zoo before being overwhelmed by other zoo workers with nets and ‘sedated’.
More than 150 members of staff were joined by members of local police and fire departments during the escape drill at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo.
Toshimitsu Doi, the zoo’s director, said the drill was successful and stressed the importance of being preparing for the unexpected.
“When you’re doing everyday work as part of a routine, you forget what it’s like when something out of the ordinary happens,” he said…
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