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    Emu joins jogger on run

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -
    A man in Virginia Beach picked up an unusual jogging partner when an emu began following him.

    Animal shelter supervisor Wayne Gilbert says Virginia Beach residents contacted the city after the emu showed up Thursday alongside the jogger in the Highgate Green neighborhood.



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    Glad to read the bird was returned to his owner...I have to think of Steely Dan....jogging with an emu would probably be his dream come true, lol.....


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    As soon as I saw the article I thought Steeley! Maybe it was him and he's out setting them free.
    Last edited by Reality Orlando; 12-16-2012 at 12:20 AM.
    "Life is life's greatest gift. Guard the life of another creature as you would your own because it is your own. On life's scale of values, the smallest is no less precious to the creature who owns it than the largest..." Lloyd Biggle, Jr.

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    lol....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Reality Orlando View Post
    As soon as I saw the article I thought Steeley! Maybe it was him and he's out setting them free.
    Nah, emus like a steady home and free food. They're not very good tippers either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reality Orlando View Post
    As soon as I saw the article I thought Steeley! Maybe it was him and he's out setting them free.
    So did I and I came on today to send it to him but someone beat me to it.



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