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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Jun 11, 2003
Location: Brownsville, Texas

Animal: Zebra
Animal Disposition: recaptured

Facility Type: Circus
Facility Name: Unknown circus

Category: Escape of animal, Attack resulting in human injury, Injury to animal
Species: Other

Summary: Two baby zebras jumped the fence of a traveling circus and made their way down southbound Expressway 83. Trucks with ropes corraled the zebras. Animal Control also set up fences. The zebras were finally herded into the back of a truck. A police officer and an onlooker received scratches when the zebras kicked them. The zebras were treated for wounds.

Source: KRGV-TV Channel 5 (ABC) Weslaco

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