Hungry bear escaped zoo
A black bear that climbed over a wall at Donghu Zoo in Quanzhou and fell into a neighboring resident’s yard has been recaptured. The bear appeared in the yard at about 6 pmon Oct 31 and was quickly followed by seven animal trainers. It is thought the bear scaled the wall in an attempt to reach an apple. during a fight on Sept 12, 1998. He is accused of fleeing to Beijing and assuming a new identity, which sawhim rise to a senior management position with a company and an annual salary of 400,000 yuan ($59,092) by the time police found him on Oct 20.