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Beware of Zebras! Right here in the burbs!

In a pursuit that involved two law enforcement agencies, a pair of zebras managed to outrun authorities in right in nearby Pinegree Grove for more than two hours!

According to a rep for Illinois State Police, the wild chase occurred last weekend after the zebras broke out of a pen at Goebbert’s Pumpkin Patch.  Despite being pursued by a bevy of officers from the State Police and the Pinegree Grove Police Department, the zebras stayed one step ahead of their pursuers until about 7:30 Sunday evening.

The zebras, which weren’t injured, have been returned to the pumpkin patch.  And there’s no evidence that the fierce creatures tried to attack anyone.  I don’t think they’re capable of that.  As the referees of the animal kingdom, they have to remain neutral.

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