There’s An Ostrich On The Run In Tunbridge Wells

This is not a drill.

1. The story appeared in the Kent and Sussex Courier.

2. The paper has a number of brilliant eyewitness quotes. Including:

It was definitely an ostrich. I know what an ostrich looks like, I just don’t expect to see one in Speldhurst.

3. And the Telegraph has quoted local Colin Grant, 45:

It was dashing around pretty fast - when I first saw it it overtook me and I was doing about 30mph, so it must have been going at 40mph plus.

4. It was last seen somewhere on this road.

5. Needless to say, there’s a spoof Twitter account now.

6. In sort-of-related news, here’s a GIF of a randy ostrich chasing a giraffe.

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Alan White is a news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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