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Wild Animals Help Kangaroos Break Out of Zoo

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Aided by a fox and a wild boar, three kangaroos got through two fences and hopped to freedom from a wildlife park in Germany. They traveled 15 kilometers before a police posse closed in on them.

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Azaima A (207)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 4:05 am
Live free or die.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 4:23 am
Interesting post, thanks.

Carol H (229)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 5:04 am
noted, thank you Cal

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 6:09 am
Noted. Thanks.

Elle B (84)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 6:17 am
Ty Cal.

"Every animal knows more than you do." ― Nimíipuu "The People" [aka: Nez Perce -a Lewis & Clark label in french--mess-up]

"Kinship with all creatures of the earth, sky and water was a real and active principle. For the animal and bird world there existed a brotherly feeling that kept the Lakota Safe among them and so close did some of the Lakotas come to their feathered and furred friends that in true brotherhood they spoke a common tongue."
― Ota Kte, Lakota, [Chief Luther Standing Bear], Dec. 1868-Feb. 20, 1939

"I think I could turn and live with animals, they are so placid and self-contained. I stand and look at them long and long." ―Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

“If an animal does something, we* call it instinct; if we do the same thing for the same reason, we call it intelligence” — Will Cuppy

[*we = the mutants--not true human beings]

chris B (44)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 8:01 am
You go guys! Freedom. We are all entitled.

Phillipa W (199)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 8:03 am
that's pretty funny. go roo go be free

Gloria picchetti (304)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 8:52 am
They better spend the money on a stronger fence. It isn't that hard to reinforce it with recyclables. I wonder if the "wild animal rescuers" haven't been watching a lot of DVDS or something?

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 9:06 am
Noted. VEry interesting article. Thanks, Cal.

Daisy Correa-Bagnoli (3)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 9:26 am
HA! Freedom!!!

Dee C (229)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 10:10 am
Glad they are back safe and weren't injured or harmed..

Thanks Cal..

Florence Eaise (132)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 12:40 pm
Thats the best news and funniest thing ive heard all month i love it thanks Cal noted and shared lmao

Alice C (1797)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 12:43 pm
Free at last ! Thanks Cal ! Shared : )

Sandi C (98)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 3:05 pm
Maybe they wanted to go on a trip!

Fred Krohn (34)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 5:01 pm
Sending those 'roos back to Australia and letting wildlife rehab ready them for return to the wild - with cameras so we get a better show than at a zoo - would be an ideal solution.

Joy M (169)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 6:51 pm
Wild animals should be left in the wild.. noted

MmAway M (506)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 7:26 pm
Saw this on someone elses news earlier this morning and wanted to know if "Skippy" was the one that got out~ Thank you Cal!

Catherine Turley (192)
Wednesday August 15, 2012, 10:27 pm
i'm trying to figure out how a kangaroo gets through a fox hole.

Lynn D (0)
Thursday August 16, 2012, 1:03 am
GREAT, not fair they got caught! Bless the animals!

Elaya Raja (39)
Thursday August 16, 2012, 4:08 am

Justin M (2)
Thursday August 16, 2012, 5:12 am

Alexandra Rodda (180)
Thursday August 16, 2012, 6:03 am
I'm waiting fort the sequel - "Kangaroo's and wild animal's further adventures!"

Past Member (0)
Thursday August 16, 2012, 8:38 am
hey its just like madagascar !! haha

Kerrie G (116)
Thursday August 16, 2012, 8:53 am
Noted, thanks.

Ruth C (87)
Thursday August 16, 2012, 9:10 am
This shows that animals don't belong in zoos!

Patricia H. (440)
Thursday August 16, 2012, 12:22 pm
noted, interesting post

Roni Jo Patterson (4)
Thursday August 16, 2012, 9:02 pm
A kangaroo, fox and a wild boar go into a bar, see,....

Elizabeth M (65)
Friday August 17, 2012, 2:16 pm
In their caper they had freedom for a while! Shows that animals do not like or belong in zoos.
Noted with thanks Cal.

Rin S (10)
Friday August 17, 2012, 6:16 pm
Wow, that's crazy. I hope they stay safe. Thank you for the article.

Klaus Peters (14)
Sunday August 19, 2012, 7:47 am
A very unusual alliance in Australia, sucessful in Germany even though it was not planned. The owners say Kangaroos are harmless, not quite so, they can jump you and really hurt you with their hind legs. But they are a lovely animal like many other unusual animals in Austr. Glad Jack, Mick and Skippy made it back safely.

Nicole W (646)
Monday August 20, 2012, 12:57 pm
wow, thanks Cal!
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