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A 1,600-pound bull ventured on a short-lived quest for freedom Wednesday in West Baltimore, spending about three hours on the loose before finally succumbing to tranquilizers and being put back into the trailer whence he came. WUSA9/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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WUSA9/Screenshot by NPR

A video of an unidentified woman singing a famous Puccini aria on the platform of a Los Angeles Metro stop has gone viral. Above, passengers board a Metro train at the Culver City station in Culver City, Calif., on April 26, 2016. Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The exterior of the condo building at 165 Henry St. in Manhattan's Lower East Side hints at the split-level apartments inside, as air conditioners (upper left) are positioned at both the upper and lower windows of the top two floors. Google Maps/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Google Maps/Screenshot by NPR

Authorities say jailed Brazilian drug trafficker Clauvino da Silva tried but failed to escape from a prison in Rio de Janeiro wearing this disguise. Rio de Janeiro Penitentiary Administration Secretariat via AP hide caption

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Rio de Janeiro Penitentiary Administration Secretariat via AP

An alligator that eluded capture for a week in a Chicago park is now in custody, officials announced Tuesday. The gator is seen here in an image provided by Chicago Animal Care and Control. Kelley Gandurski/AP hide caption

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Kelley Gandurski/AP

A polar fox is fitted with a satellite tracking collar in Krossfjorden, Svalbard, on July 29, 2017, as part of research conducted by the Norwegian Polar Institute. Norwegian researchers said Tuesday that this young female arctic fox has been tracked walking from Norway to Canada. Elise Stroemseng/AP hide caption

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Elise Stroemseng/AP