Apparently taking care of two camels and a tiger didn't turn out to be quite what one thief expected: Three days after the animals were stolen on their way back home to a Canadian zoo from a circus performance in Nova Scotia, police found Jonas the tiger and camels Todd and Shawn in an abandoned trailer on the side of a rural road. Though zoo officials had worried about the tiger getting dehydrated, all three animals looked spry when they were found.
"They were in great shape. The veterinarian thinks that the people who stole the animals gave them something to eat and drink," a police spokesman told the AP. The animals' trailer and the truck used to tow it were stolen from a motel parking lot Friday; the truck was recovered separately.
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