Rogue Bison On The Loose In Arkansas
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Two buffaloes are on the run in a central Arkansas city after authorities failed to round up all of an escaped herd.
Hot Springs Cpl. Sonia Luzader said Friday that police know the general location of the 2,000-pound animals but that no sightings were reported overnight. Six buffaloes escaped from a farm and spent Thursday roaming neighborhoods and avoiding sheriff’s deputies, officers and volunteers.
One animal was hit by a car and returned to the farm. Luzader says three that were tranquilized Thursday evening were left in a pasture to help attract the others.
No human injuries were reported in the city of 35,000 people, known as former President Bill Clinton’s boyhood home.
Hot Springs is a popular tourist spot with natural hot springs, a national park and horse track.
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