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Colchester Zoo defends shooting three timber wolves

27 November 2013 Last updated at 14:20 GMT

Colchester Zoo in Essex faces mounting criticism over its decision to shoot three timber wolves which had escaped.

Zoo keepers have started an investigation to establish how five animals escaped on Tuesday morning. Two of the pack are back in captivity.

The zoo has defended the shooting.

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