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Traffic Cop Stops for Speeding Wolves
Offbeat  (tags: police, animals, bizarre, environment, humans, interesting, unusual, wildlife, wolves, Russia, highway )

Christina
- 2730 days ago - zoenature.org
A highway patrol officer in Russia had just stopped a driver on the M23 in Rostov-on-Don, when a pack of 11 wolves came racing down the highway behind him.
Japan Man Drives Wrong Way on Highway Due to Dead Cat
Offbeat  (tags: traffic jam, highway, driving violation, japanese man, cat died, grieving )

Simone
- 2788 days ago - google.com
A Japanese man drove the wrong way down an expressway for 90 kilometres (55 miles) and broke through five police barricades because his cat had died, he told police.
Planned Highway a Threat to Zebra Migratory Route
Offbeat  (tags: zebras, wilderbeests, migratory trail, highway, problem, destruciton, humans )

Simone
- 2796 days ago - horsetalk.co.nz
Conservationists fear a major highway planned across Tanzania's Serengeti National Park could disrupt the migratory patterns of plains zebra and wildebeest.
Home for Wolves in North County Is Moving
Offbeat  (tags: wolves, wolf hybrids, moving, home, relocating, highway, widening, new beginnings )

Simone
- 2935 days ago - sanluisobispo.com
Pushed out of their land near Hwy. 46, the home for wolves and wolf hybrids will get new digs in the summer
Spain: Female Dog Guards Body of Her Dead Companion for 15 Days
Offbeat  (tags: spain, bonding, dulcinea, dead companion, guarding body, rescued, love, highway )

Simone
- 2968 days ago - momento24.com
An animal welfare organization reported that "A couple of dogs gave a lesson in fidelity after Dulcinea, a mongrel dog, watched for more than fifteen days, the corpse of another dog run over on a highway near Madrid."
Runaway Zebra Spurs PETA To Ask USDA To Ban Circus Use
Offbeat  (tags: zebra, circus zebra, escaped, highway, freedom, police, peta, circus ban )

Simone
- 2984 days ago - npr.org
The story of the zebra which briefly escaped Thursday in Atlanta from the Ringling Brothers and Barnam and Bailey Circus and tied up rush hour traffic till it was corralled has drawn a reaction from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
Raw Video: Horse Falls Out of Trailer, Runs Down Highway 59
Offbeat  (tags: accident, horse, fell from trailer, injured, highway, running )

Simone
- 2998 days ago - khou.com
A driver captured video of an injured horse running down the northbound lanes of the Southwest Freeway after the animal fell out of a moving trailer. Serhat Midyat quickly started taping when the incident happened Friday around noon near
Winter Weavers of Bamboo Mats
Offbeat  (tags: bamboo mat, women, Bhutan, highway, villagers )

Naoko
- 3036 days ago - kuenselonline.com
At this time of the year, vehicles plying the Wangdhu-Trongsa highway may unknowingly lend a helping hand to the women of Sephu. The women lay rows of bamboo woven sheets on the highway which passing vehicles run over and soften so that they can be woven
BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Wheelchair Man Gets Highway Ride
Offbeat  (tags: Wheelchair, truck, highway, High speed )

Tj
- 3692 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
A wheelchair user has been taken for a high-speed ride along a US highway after his handlebars became tangled up in the front grille of a lorry.
Drunk, Naked Man Causes I-95 Wrecks
Offbeat  (tags: drunk, naked, highway, traffic, I-95, motorists, accidents, police, crime, assault, arrest )

Laurel
- 3805 days ago - news.yahoo.com
BRANDYWINE HUNDRED, Del. - A naked, drunk man was arrested after he caused three accidents by running into highway traffic, police said.
Man Arrested for Growing Pot on the Highway | MyFox Boston
Offbeat  (tags: arrest, grow, pot, marijuana, highway, new hampshire )

Jean
- 3851 days ago - myfoxboston.com
Weeds grow naturally along the highway, but not this kind. New Hampshire police have seized more than 100,000 worth of pot plants, along with the man they say is responsible. He had been planting along both the North and Southbound sides of Route 89.
   

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