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Baby animals captured during out Tanzanian safari adventure in Africa

Source: Roz Bannan / Getty

A fire that erupted at the African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton, Ohio has claimed the lives of some of the animals that were housed there.

From WEWS News 5 Cleveland:

According to authorities, 10 animals died in the fire. They are: three bongos, three giraffes, three red river hogs and one springbok.

Many animals, including a zebra who escaped, were able to get out of the park.

Port Clinton firefighters, along with those from Danbury Township and Catawba Island, were able to “respond” to the fire.

The wildlife park, located in Port Clinton at 267 S Lightner Road, took to Facebook to give an update on what happened:

Meanwhile, one of the Facebook users caught the wildlife park on video (courtesy of Megan Marie Lenthe):

Click here to read more.

 

Article Courtesy of WEWS News 5 Cleveland

First Picture Courtesy of golero and Getty Images

Second Picture Courtesy of Roz Bannan and Getty Images

First Video Courtesy of Facebook, Megan Marie Lenthe, and WEWS News 5 Cleveland

Second Video Courtesy of YouTube and WEWS News 5 Cleveland

LOCAL NEWS: African Safari Wildlife Park Fire Claims Ten Animals  was originally published on wzakcleveland.com

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