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Runaway zebra from circus

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ATLANTA, GA (WKOW) -- A runaway zebra was spotted in Atlanta's downtown connector during Thursday afternoon's rush hour.

The striped animal belongs to the Ringling Brothers Circus, which is in town at a local arena. 

Atlanta police followed the zebra on their motorcycles until they could safely capture it.

Police had to walk the zebra off the connector. Traffic was backed up for several miles.

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