PINGREE GROVE, Ill. (CBS) — Some wild animals were on the loose Wednesday in the far northwest suburbs.
The wild animals in question are closely related with horses and can even breed with horses, but horses they are not.READ MORE: University Of Chicago Police Officer Who Shot Man In Hyde Park Shootout Also Shot Student In 2018
They are, in fact, two fugitive zebras who busted out of Goebbert’s Pumpkin Patch and Apple Orchard in Pingree Grove west of Elgin.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Bitter Cold, But Snow Is On The Way
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The zebras are not out roaming the fields anymore. It took two hours for pumpkin patch workers to chase them all down in all-terrain vehicles.