Tuesday’s Siberian lynx attack on a woman in Buckhead got us thinking about other exotic animal sightings in metro Atlanta in recent years. Who could forget the wild hog that menaced a Lithonia neighborhood in 2013, or the hapless zebra that escaped from the circus and dashed through downtown Atlanta traffic in 2010? That was the second zebra sighting after one was found injured and grazing by the side of the road in Spalding County in 2008.
In case you missed them, here’s a list:
In April, authorities searching a home in Woodstock for drugs found a tegu, a type of lizard. Read the story here.
Fran Jeffries is a Social Media Producer. She joined The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 2005 as an Education Editor. She worked as a Breaking News Editor and Social Media Producer before joining the Social Media team.