Exotic animals ‘on the loose’ after Tiger Safari near Oklahoma City hit by tornado

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TUTTLE, OK— An exotic zoological park in Oklahoma was hit by a tornado on Wednesday and the owners confirmed some of the exotic animals are “on the loose,” according to KFOR.

The wildlife park houses leopards, lions, alligators, tigers and other exotic animals.

Residents who live near the park have been asked to stay inside.

No other information is available at this time.

Heavy rain and multiple tornadoes hit central Oklahoma on Wednesday.

A tornado was spotted 20 miles southwest of Chickasha, Oklahoma, around 3 p.m. local time. Another tornado was spotted near Amber around 4:20 p.m. A tornado 1/2 mile wide was seen on the ground near Newcastle around 5:30 p.m. local time.

Some areas south of Oklahoma City have reported at least 12 inches of rain as of 11 p.m. ET.

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