Tiger on the loose sparks terror after it escapes Wild Animal Safari in Pine Mountain, Georgia, as locals told stay home

A WILD tiger has escaped from an animal park in Georgia, causing chaos as authorities search for the animal on the loose.

Police received a report on Saturday from the Pine Mountain Animal Safari in Troup County that a tiger from their park was unaccounted for.

A wild tiger has escaped from an animal park in Georgia


A wild tiger has escaped from an animal park in GeorgiaCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Locals were urged to stay inside while authorities track the tiger down.

People on social media were shocked to hear the news, but many made light-hearted comments about the alarming situation.

“Run tiger run,” one Facebook user said.

Another exclaimed: “I hope that tiger doesn’t knock on my door!”

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“How much more can we take? Rent high. Eggs are high. Now a damn tiger?” a third jokingly said.

Showing concern for the tiger, one wrote: “I hope the tiger will be ok.”

“Poor [tiger emoji] is probably scared,” another chimed in.

“Everyone stay safe,” one Facebook user wrote.

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