Lion tranquilized outside den at Seattle zoo

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SEATTLE (AP) -- A lion got out of its den at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, but it didn't get far before it was tranquilized in a service building.

The zoo says the 12-year-old female named Kalisa gained access to a hallway Tuesday afternoon. The zoo's emergency response team of firearms units and veterinary staff immediately responded with tranquilizer darts.

She was secured in about an hour. Two other lions remained in their dens during Kalisa's brief escape.

The zoo is investigating how she made her break.