Animals flee flooded zoo while Georgian capital rains cats and dogs

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TBILISI, GEORGIA -  Houston is not the only city with flooding woes. Across the world in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi, at least eight people have been killed by flood waters.

Heavy flooding decimated hillsides, tossed around cars and at the zoo there, destroyed animal confines. Animals that used to live in the zoo are now roaming the streets. Lions, tigers, bears and hippos have all been spotted on the streets.

About half the zoo`s 600 inhabitants is missing, though some have been captured and others killed. Residents have been told to stay inside, while authorities continue their wrangling.

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