VIDEO: Escaped Emu Sends Brevard County Deputies, Animal Control Officers On Wild Chase
By WFTV // October 25, 2016
led deputies on foot pursuit through neighborhood
ABOVE VIDEO: Deputies and animal control officers in Cape Canaveral spent Friday night in pursuit of an emu.
BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (WFTV) – An escaped emu sent Brevard County deputies and animal control officers on a wild chase Friday night in Cape Canaveral.
The evasive emu escaped from a home on Lincoln Avenue, witnesses said.
A viewer who called Channel 9 said he was walking his dog when the dog got loose and spooked “another man’s emu.”
He said the emu then led deputies on a foot pursuit through a neighborhood.
Officials held up blankets and closed in on the large bird in an attempt to corral it.
An animal control officer eventually subdued the combative bird along State Road A1A.
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