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Reindeer escapes Russian zoo, runs loose through city

By Ben Hooper

Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A witness in Russia captured video of a reindeer that escaped from a zoo being chased down the street by a man on horseback.

The deer escaped Thursday from a zoo in Chelyabinsk and went running loose through the streets, witnesses said.

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The video shows the deer being pursued by a zoo employee riding a horse.

Officials said the deer was recaptured after about 90 minutes. There were no injuries reported, but the animal shattered a car window while on the loose.

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