10 exotic animals that have escaped their cages in Utah

Published: Thursday, June 27 2013 1:41 p.m. MDT

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Princess Alice, an Asian elephant named after Theodore Roosevelt's daughter Alice, was purchased in 1916 by the Hogle Zoo when she was 30 or 31 years old.

By 1931, the community was reportedly in an uproar about the elephant breaking free of her compound too frequently. She was often seen wandering around 700 East wearing on her back an assortment of "odd" clothing from neighboring clothesline.

In 1947, Princess Alice went on a rampage, forcing her building's doors open and running through a fence and the gardens. The zookeeper watched helplessly as it ripped up a concrete and steel drinking fountain and uprooted a Chinese elm tree. Later, she calmly returned to her quarters.
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