1. "Shepherds drive flock through central Madrid" <http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200411/s1248558.htm> "Visitors to Madrid could have been forgiven for thinking they had stepped back into the Middle Ages when shepherds drove 1,200 sheep through Spain's bustling capital, laying claim to ancient migration routes" 2. "Elephant escapes, blocks traffic in Manila" <http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/WeirdNews/2003/05/08/82613-ap.html> "An elephant escaped from a circus Thursday and ran among pedestrians and motorists on a busy Philippine highway before a truck driver blocked its escape" 3. "Pigs cause chaos on Austrian motorway" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1038974.html> "Nearly 200 pigs escaped onto a busy motorway in Austria after the lorry carrying them turned over" 4. "Moose loose on city streets" <http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/WeirdNews/2003/09/26/210157-ap.html> "A wild moose wandered in from the forest surrounding Norway's capital Friday, startling early risers who spotted it ambling through downtown streets" 5. "Deer on the loose in Sydney streets" <http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200312/s1002988.htm> "Residents of Sydney's inner-west are being asked to report sightings of a stray deer that evaded capture yesterday" 6. "Road closed: Snake traffic" <http://www.dfw.com/mld/dfw/news/weird_news/7084877.htm> "Twice a year, during migration season, a government-owned road here closes to vehicle traffic in order to protect reptiles and amphibians" 7. "15,000 caribou stop the traffic in Labrador" [expired link] <http://www.nationalpost.com/utilities/story.html?id=FFE1B773-E47C- 4F82-8670-3B29E82E069B> "The world's largest herd of caribou is using a major highway for its annual migration this year, causing unprecedented traffic tie-ups in Labrador that may last well into next spring" 8. "Wayward koala eludes police" <http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/s1067780.htm> "Police from Churchill, in Victoria's south-east, have spent a busy morning trying to apprehend a wayward koala which was disrupting traffic at the town's main intersection" 9. "Emu on the run in northern suburbs" <http://abclocal.go.com/wls/news/112204_ns_emu.html> "Three emu were spotted roaming the northern suburbs. One was found in a forest preserve near the Chicago Botanic Garden"
Wednesday, February 2, 2005
Posted by Bruno at 10:00pm