Police Tasered and Handcuffed ... an Emu!

Forget tranquilizer darts - that's the stuff of Hollywood. Real police officers use taser, even on a wayward emu:

Authorities in Mississippi said they had to handcuff an emu and shock it with a Taser to remove the ostrich-like flightless bird from a roadway.

Oh, and they used handcuffs, too. I'm assuming they meant emu legcuffs: Link (Sadly, no photo of the cuffed emu)

Newest 4
Newest 4 Comments

Fish, you would think. In the very small town I grew up, there was an animal control officer (for quite a while, my grandfather held that job), so you'd think in a larger city, they'd have a department of people trained to handle these problems.

I don't think my grandfather ever had to deal with emus. The occasional stray horse or such, plus the usual dogs and cats, but I don't recall him mentioning any emus.
Abusive comment hidden. (Show it anyway.)
Commenting is closed.
Email This Post to a Friend
"Police Tasered and Handcuffed ... an Emu!"

Separate multiple emails with a comma. Limit 5.


Success! Your email has been sent!

close window

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
Learn More