(UPI) Residents of an Illinois city were treated to an unusual sight when a bull escaped from outside of a veterinarian's office and went wandering.
Countryside Veterinary Services in Taylorville said the bull had been brought in to receive treatment for a hoof injury, but the animal's owner failed to properly latch the transport trailer and the bovine fled from the parking lot.
Residents captured video of the bull walking next to a busy road and being pursued by an animal control officer.
Animal control officers said the bull charged at its would-be captors several times before being lassoed around its neck.
The lasso was tied to a vehicle's trailer hitch and the bull was led back to the veterinary clinic.
No injuries or property damage were reported from the animal's time on the loose.Copyright 2021 by United Press International