Goat That Escaped Slaughterhouse Found on Bronx Street

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  • A goat that escaped a slaughterhouse was found on a Bronx street Saturday morning
  • Police officers found the wayward white goat on Locust Avenue
  • It's been a busy week for farm animals going for a stroll on the wild side of New York City streets

A goat that escaped a slaughterhouse was found on a Bronx street.

Police officers found the wayward white goat on Locust Avenue on Saturday morning. 

Police brought the goat to Animal Care Centers, which gave it a quick medical check and turned it over to Skylands Animal Sanctuary in New Jersey. 

It's been a busy week for farm animals going for a stroll on the wild side of New York City streets. On Wednesday, a young lamb was spotted running along the Gowanus Expressway during the morning rush hour. 

The lamb was rescued by an off-duty U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer with help from the NYPD and "fellow New Yorkers," according to a tweet from CBP's New York field office's verified account.

The lamb was also brought to Skylands where, perhaps, it can swap stories with the goat around the watering hole.

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