Zebra escapes from Tenn. farm, roams for weeks

  • Posted: Monday, December 16, 2013 12:01 a.m.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) ó The black-and-white-striped animal thatís been spotted at different places around a Tennessee town isnít a funny-looking horse.

Nope, thereís a zebra loose in East Tennessee.

Bradley County dispatchers say theyíve had several people call to report sightings of the animal Ė near homes, businesses and even a highway.

Although some people have tried to catch him, the animal named Zeek has remained elusive.

Zeekís owner, Ronald Price, told WRCB-TV that the animal escaped from his farm in Cleveland about three weeks ago by jumping a high fence.

Price says heís keeping a watch out and hopes that someone is able to help Zeek return home safely.

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