Baby lamb goes for rush hour jog along Gowanus Expressway

March 13, 2019 - 10:13 am

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A baby lamb decided to go for a jog along the Gowanus Expressway during Wednesday's morning rush.

The lamb likely escaped from a slaughterhouse was found dodging traffic on the Gowanus Expressway at 38th street.

Someone finally called 9-1-1, and the police from the 72nd precinct were able to capture the runaway.

The 2-month old, which was nicknamed Petunia, was taken to Animal Care Centers of New York on Staten Island.

A representative from Skylands Animal Sanctuary transported the lamb to the New Jersey facility.

Skylands is also home to other rescues from the city, including two roosters named Brooklynn and Bronx and Freddie the steer who escaped a slaughterhouse in Queens In January 2016.

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