Loose zebras spark wild chase in Kane County after escape from Goebbert's Pumpkin Patch

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Thursday, October 7, 2021
Loose zebras spark wild chase in Kane County
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Zebras that escaped from Goebbert's Pumpkin Patch led police in Kane County on a wild chase over the weekend.

PINGREE GOVE, Ill. (WLS) -- A couple of escaped zebras led police on a wild chase in Kane County over the weekend.

The Daily Herald reports the zebras escaped from a pen for an indoor zoo at Goebbert's Pumpkin Patch.

Deputies responded to Route 47 and Reinking Road at about 5:21 p.m. Sunday for a report of loose zebras, the Herald reports.

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Illinois State Police and Pingree Grove police joined in on the chase.

After almost two hours, Goebbert's and zoo workers were able to track the zebras down, the Herald reports.

The zebras, which are not owned by Goebbert's, were not injured.