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September 27, 2018

On this date ...

1976: A coyote, a monkey, a raccoon and a Tasmanian devil had been returned to their homes at Clovis’ Hillcrest Park Zoo, but only after several dramatic chases.

Officials said someone with wire cutters had freed the animals from their cages overnight.

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