Escaped zebras run wild in Brussels

Three zebras escaped from a ranch in Belgium and were filmed running through the streets of Brussels.

A bizarre video shows the animals making their way through the city as police try to round them up.

According to the Guardian, the zebras used the Van Praet tunnel and casually strolled along the canal in Brussels.

After being chased through the city, they were soon cornered and captured.

Bernard Luyckx, a friend of the zebras' owner, told the BBC that they were apparently upset by the sale of their stable-mates.

"Some of the horses got sold and the other zebras got mad and trampled the gates and fled into the streets. Luckily there were no injuries, nobody got hurt, the zebras too."

In 2012, one man filmed a zebra and a pony running wild through the streets of Staten Island, USA.

Zachary Osher was at his desk at Metropolitan Drape and Blind on Victory Boulevard when he saw the bizarre scene, which also included two men in dark suits wielding lassos.

He told the NY Daily News: "When I saw the pony, I was like 'eh,' but then I saw the zebra. I thought it was some kind of a circus act."

Zoological Society of London (ZSL) Animal Photography Prize winners 2014
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Escaped zebras run wild in Brussels

Junior winner: Tom Way

Category one: Perfect Moment

Highly commended: Graham Morrison

Category one: Perfect Moment

Junior winner: Sarah Kilshaw

Category two: Last Chance to See

Adult winner: Sally Kilpin

Category three: Weird and Wonderful

Highly commended: Jason Brown

Category three: Weird and Wonderful

Junior winner: Alex Berryman

Category four: Size Matters

Adult winner: Simone Sbaraglia

Category five: The Birds and the Bees

Adult winner: Stuart Chape

Category six: Deep and Meaningful

Winner: Simoe Sbaraglia

Category one: Perfect Moment


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This playful beluga whale really loves the camera.

This cheeky meerkat photobombed a group of fishermen's catch of the day picture in Namibia.

Alexis and Steve Espey got the picture of a lifetime when a 'flying' dolphin photobombed their wedding photo at Marineland Dolphin Adventure in St. Augustine.

Snowball, the camera-loving whale was so desperate to get in the frame that she even photobombed a snap of her friend.

Tourist Junichi Masuda, 34, from New York, was taking a snap of the world famous Incan city Machu Picchu, Peru when an opportunistic llama popped his head up at exactly the right moment.

Amanda Leigh and her husband Patrick were posing for photos at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut, USA, when 11-year-old beluga whale Juno swam behind them and flashed a big grin.

A scene-stealing sloth dropped in on a group of school kids who were taking part in an International Student Volunteers expedition in Costa Rica giving them an unforgettable holiday photograph.

Diver Alex Mustard got the perfect picture after a super-cute smiling seal photobombed his underwater snap off the coast of Northumberland.

Melissa Brandts and her husband got a surprise visit from a curious squirrel at Lake Minnewanka in Banff National Park.

Before you ask, a photographer did not risk their life to get up close and personal with this pair of jungle cats, the photo was taken on a remote camera on wheels.

This happy hippo certainly isn't camera shy, flashing his pearly whites alongside this equally smiley tourist.

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This party crashing seal wasn't about to let the penguins have all the fun.

Photographer Andrey Nekrasov, 42, captured these amusing images while taking underwater pictures of the two belugas.


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