Sunday, December 27, several residents of Jerusalem’s Gilo neighborhood, call the city hall and the police and reported the ostrich roaming the streets.
Employees of veterinary control involved in catching birds, tracked down its owner. According to residents in Gilo, ostrich chicken was bought on sale in Kfar Kassem. Since then, the bird grew and it became difficult to follow. The owner of the ostrich also claimed that he was unaware that he was obliged to inform about his pet veterinary service and obtain permission for the content of exotic birds from municipal services.
The website Walla News reports that the ostrich has been caught by the builders.
The municipality of Jerusalem announced that the bird will be transferred to the Biblical zoo, where it will be organized professional care.