Thankfully, he did not make it very far and was found just across the road at a movie theatre.
A video shows fascinated onlookers watching as the curious sea lion crawled outside the movie theatre.
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Fortunately, police were called to the scene and the escapee was returned to the aquarium without any injuries, reports the Daily Mail. His keepers managed to lure him into a cage and take him back to his enclosure.
Only a day ago, four baboons managed to escape from their enclosure in Texas, USA, and attempted a short-lived run for freedom.
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