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There's An Ostrich On The Run In Tunbridge Wells

This is not a drill.

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The story appeared in the Kent and Sussex Courier.

Ostrich causes chaos in Tunbridge Wells as it races traffic at 40mph http://t.co/QMCPJrP2fS

Ben Clerkin@benclerkin

Ostrich causes chaos in Tunbridge Wells as it races traffic at 40mph http://t.co/QMCPJrP2fS

02:26 PM - 14 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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

It was last seen somewhere on this road.

Via google.co.uk!data=!1m4!1m3!1d9465!2d0.2210955!3d51.1450561!4m23!3m17!1m1!1sSpeldhurst%2C+Kent%2C+UK!1m5!1sRusthall%2C+Kent+TN4!2s0x47df44fe60ebdeeb%3A0x3ea23dc73d627632!3m2!3d51.1363399!4d0.229304!3m8!1m3!1d9466!2d0.229304!3d51.1

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

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