2 tigers that escaped from a Georgia safari park during the storm have been recaptured

(CNN) Two tigers that escaped from a Georgia safari park during a tornado warning on Sunday morning were rescued, the park said.

In A Facebook postThe Wild Animal Safari Park in Pine Mountain wrote that it sustained “extensive tornado damage.”

No staff or animals were injured but “several animal enclosures” were broken And “two tigers escaped shortly,” the park said.

Since then, the two big cats have been “found, sedated and safely returned to a secure enclosure.”

Wild Animal Safari, a drive-thru park, is home to 75 species of animals on 250 acres, according to its website. Including tigers In the “Hiking” section of the parkGuests will be able to observe the animals in a zoo-like environment, the website says.

A Sunday morning Facebook postThe Troup County Sheriff’s Office said it received a report of an “unaccounted for” tiger inside a park in Pine Mountain, Georgia.

The park announced It was closed on Sunday on facebook. “We have sustained damage to the park and will not be open today,” the post said. “We are working diligently to keep our team and animals safe and will update with more news as it becomes available.”

The storm came after a tornado warning was issued for parts of Georgia, including southeastern Troup County.

Troup County officials received reports of downed trees and power lines after the severe weather hit, the sheriff’s office said. A Sunday morning Facebook post.

“We are receiving multiple reports of downed trees, damage to homes and downed power lines,” the agency wrote. “If you don’t have to go on the road this morning, please don’t.”

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The county is located 70 miles southwest of Atlanta.

CNN’s Keith Allen contributed to this report.

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