FAISALABAD: Two monkeys escaped from their enclosure at a zoo in Faisalabad on Thursday, ARY News reported.
Rescue officials said the animals escaped from a zoo in a private housing society off Sargodha Road, sparking frantic search.
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The monkeys attacked and injured two motorcyclists before being captured again and shifted back to the zoo.
On Feb 15, a total of 14 lions at the Lahore’s Safari Zoo were put on sale with the Punjab wildlife department inviting bids for the rates of the big cats.
The African lions at the Safari Zoo that will be sold out are aged between one to two-year-old and include two male and 10 female lions. The provincial wildlife department has sought tenders for the sale of the big cats, however, it has yet to determine the minimum price for their sale.