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September 15, 2014 at 8:45 AM

Boa constrictor captured after escaping Idaho cage

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A 9-foot Columbian boa constrictor named Trinity that escaped its southwest Idaho cage has been found after two days on the loose. Trinity didn’t appear to have traveled far after being spotted Sunday in the garage that holds the snake’s cage. Jittery neighbors with small pets and children went on alert after the…

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July 8, 2014 at 6:16 AM

Police kill cow that charged officer

MOUNT VERNON (AP) — Police in Mount Vernon, Washington, killed an agitated Angus cow that rampaged through town, tossing a police officer into the air and tap-dancing on a patrol car. The Skagit Valley Herald reports that police spokeswoman Shannon Haigh says the cow apparently escaped from a farm outside the city limits. It was…

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October 4, 2013 at 9:54 AM

Wolf pet escapes from Thurston County home

UPDATE, 1:48 P.M.: The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office says a wolf hybrid that escaped from its owner’s kennel Friday near Lacey and attacked his German shepherd has been tranquilized and returned to its kennel. Lt. Greg Elwin said deputies were prepared to shoot the 140-pound animal if it got out of a neighbor’s fenced yard. He said the…

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