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Loose Zebra Causes Havoc in Atlanta

Ringling Bros. circus animal apprehended on congested highway
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 19, 2010 1:16 PM CST

(Newser) – An escaped Ringling Brothers circus zebra led police on a mile-long high-speed chase yesterday in Atlanta, interfering with traffic on the city’s already congested Interstate. The episode lasted about 40 minutes, the AP reports. “All of a sudden a freaking zebra comes running down the street like a car,” a bystander recalls. “Five or six police cars were in hot pursuit.” The police apprehended the rogue animal, who was unharmed but for some minor cuts. (Read more zebra stories.)

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