When Animals Escape

  • Nine American bison escaped from Buzz Berg's farm in Pikesville, Md., on April 26, 2005. Two of the bison, chased by police, ran through a tennis court at Greene Tree gated community.
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    Nine American bison escaped from Buzz Berg's farm in Pikesville, Md., on April 26, 2005. Two of the bison, chased by police, ran through a tennis court at Greene Tree gated community.
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  • A one-horned rhinoceros hides from wildlife officials in India, on Sept. 14, 2008. More than 100 wildlife officials tracked the animal through its radio collar after it strayed from Manas National Park in Assam state.
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    A one-horned rhinoceros hides from wildlife officials in India, on Sept. 14, 2008. More than 100 wildlife officials tracked the animal through its radio collar after it strayed from Manas National Park in Assam state.
    Anupam Nath/AP
  • A man chases away horses and mules, used to pull tourists on carriage rides, after they escaped from their pen in the Bywater section of New Orleans on Sept. 5, 2005, following Hurricane Katrina.
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    A man chases away horses and mules, used to pull tourists on carriage rides, after they escaped from their pen in the Bywater section of New Orleans on Sept. 5, 2005, following Hurricane Katrina.
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  • Tatiana, a female Siberian tiger, escaped from an enclosure at the San Francisco Zoo on Christmas Day 2007, killing one person and injuring two others. Police shot the animal to death.
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    Tatiana, a female Siberian tiger, escaped from an enclosure at the San Francisco Zoo on Christmas Day 2007, killing one person and injuring two others. Police shot the animal to death.
    Kurt Rogers/San Francisco Chronicle/AP
  • Lucky Lady, a seven-month-old lamb, was found wandering around the Bronx on June 13, 2007, after she had escaped from a live animal market where she would have been sold for food. She was rescued and placed at Animal Care and Control of New York City.
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    Lucky Lady, a seven-month-old lamb, was found wandering around the Bronx on June 13, 2007, after she had escaped from a live animal market where she would have been sold for food. She was rescued and placed at Animal Care and Control of New York City.
    Kathy Willens/AP
  • Animal trainers coax an elephant into a cage in Seoul, South Korea, on April 20, 2005. Six elephants escaped from an amusement park and injured a woman as they rampaged through the city. All of the animals were eventually captured and returned to the park.
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    Animal trainers coax an elephant into a cage in Seoul, South Korea, on April 20, 2005. Six elephants escaped from an amusement park and injured a woman as they rampaged through the city. All of the animals were eventually captured and returned to the park.
    Lee Ock-hyun/Yonhap/AP
  • A man feeds a hippopotamus named Nikica in a private zoo in the village of Plavnica, Montenegro, on Jan. 20, 2009. Flooding allowed the animal to swim over the cage surrounding its pen and escape. The 2-ton hippo was returned home, without hurting anyone.
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    A man feeds a hippopotamus named Nikica in a private zoo in the village of Plavnica, Montenegro, on Jan. 20, 2009. Flooding allowed the animal to swim over the cage surrounding its pen and escape. The 2-ton hippo was returned home, without hurting anyone.
    Risto Bozovic/AP

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