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Fri Feb 26, 2016, 04:46 PM

'Unicorn' leads CHP officers on a nearly four-hour chase

Source: LA Times

When a caller reported a "unicorn-like" animal galloping down an open Central Valley road, the California Highway Patrol suspected someone was high on hallucinogenic drugs.

But then officers met Juliet -- a snow-white, 600-pound Shetland pony with a prosthetic horn and a fuzzy pink bridle.

The wannabe unicorn twice bolted from a photo shoot in Madera Ranchos on Wednesday, leading CHP officers on a lengthy, if not enchanted, pursuit.

"Initially he thought it might be somebody out there on drugs, seeing things," said CHP spokesman Josh McConnell. "It was a little unreal to hear calls of a unicorn running around on the roadway."

Read more: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-unicorn-20160226-story.html

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Reply 'Unicorn' leads CHP officers on a nearly four-hour chase (Original post)
Calista241 Feb 2016 OP
99th_Monkey Feb 2016 #1
LiberalArkie Feb 2016 #2
FailureToCommunicate Feb 2016 #3
alarimer Feb 2016 #4
Boxerfan Feb 2016 #5
jtuck004 Feb 2016 #6
olddad56 Feb 2016 #7
Ned Flanders Feb 2016 #8
bemildred Feb 2016 #9
Liberal_in_LA Feb 2016 #10
cpwm17 Feb 2016 #11
Liberal_in_LA Feb 2016 #12
Liberal_in_LA Feb 2016 #13

Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Fri Feb 26, 2016, 04:56 PM

1. Hilarious timing, with Bernie's primary race & the Establishment's attacks on Bernie's proposals. nt

 

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Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Fri Feb 26, 2016, 05:04 PM

2. I am surprised that 100 police cars did not show up because "I gotta see this!!"

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Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Fri Feb 26, 2016, 05:05 PM

3. Bernie's whole platform! Capture it! But, but it CAN'T be real...

Of course that was said about our current President's aspirations for the White House...

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Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Fri Feb 26, 2016, 05:06 PM

4. It's name is Single-Payer Health Care n/t

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Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Fri Feb 26, 2016, 05:22 PM

5. Prosthetic horn ??? -had to read the article....

It was just a fabric horn attached by the bridle.

Poor pony must have been scared. They got her by bringing a buddy horse to lure her over.

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Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Fri Feb 26, 2016, 06:01 PM

6. Big deal. I've been accused of chasing Unicorns and Ponies for 40 years. n/t

 

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Response to jtuck004 (Reply #6)

Fri Feb 26, 2016, 06:15 PM

7. I've been accussed of that, by the Unicorns I was chasing.

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Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Fri Feb 26, 2016, 08:24 PM

8. Looking for the magical leopluredon?

 

Charrrrrrlie!

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Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2016, 09:01 AM

9. See, you can have a pony. nt

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Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2016, 02:28 PM

10. This thread needs a pic

 

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Reply #10)

Sat Feb 27, 2016, 02:48 PM

11. Mini Unicorn

 

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Response to cpwm17 (Reply #11)

Sat Feb 27, 2016, 05:20 PM

12. Thx. She is a cutie

 

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Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2016, 08:35 PM

13. Another pic

 

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