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Police search for missing lemur possibly stolen from San Francisco Zoo

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SAN FRANCISCO (KION) A lemur from the San Francisco Zoo is missing, and police say it may have been stolen.

At about 9:40 Wednesday morning, officers responded to a report of an overnight burglary at the zoo. When they got there, the officers saw signs of forced entry to the enclosure where 21-year-old Maki the Ring-tailed lemur was housed.

It is believed that Maki was taken from his habitat, and he is now missing.

Maki is a member of an endangered species and requires specialized care.

Anyone with information is asked to call San Francisco police at 415-575-444 or text a tip to TIP411 and begin the message with SFPD.

California News / Crime / Top Stories

Avery Johnson

Avery Johnson is the Digital Content Director at KION News Channel 5/46.

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