A 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 after a tornado ripped through the facility.
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!”
“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.
The U.S. Sun reached out to the Troup Sheriff’s Office for comment.
Wild Animal Safari, which calls itself a drive-through zoo, holds 65 types of exotic animals.
The facility had “sustained damage” from the tornado that rampaged through the southeastern United States this weekend, according to the animal park’s website.
At least 26 people were killed and a number are still missing after the tornado tore through Mississippi and Alabama.
The powerful twister caused widespread damage in Silver City and Rolling Fork, Mississippi,- downing powerlines and leaving thousands of residents trapped in darkness.
This damage stretches at least 100 miles long, causing Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves to declare a state of emergency.