Lions wander streets after breaking out of reserve

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Lions Wander Streets Of Nairobi After Breaking Out Of Area Reserve
Lions are beautiful, majestic animals that are certainly a sight to behold, but they are also among the most skilled predators on the planet.

The people of Nairobi, Kenya are on alert, as Friday morning an unknown number of the big cats broke out of an animal reserve located near the city's border.

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Though three of them have been safely returned to the Nairobi National Park, it's believed some remain at large.

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Residents are being advised to move about with extreme caution and keep their children indoors.

A spokesperson for the Kenya Wildlife Service warned in a tweet, "Lions are dangerous wild animals. Don't confront them when you encounter them."

Based on local media reports, the animals have made their way into densely populated residential neighborhoods.

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