How Now, Escaped Cow? And Later, Gator. Two Loose Critters Snarl Houston Traffic.

How Now, Escaped Cow? And Later, Gator. Two Loose Critters Snarl Houston Traffic.

Photo illustration of alligator crossing roadWhat happened? On Wednesday morning, an escaped cow raised a ruckus on Interstate 10 out by Beltway 8 in southeast Houston, stopping traffic and leading a fella with a lasso to try to rope her in.  Wait, what? Oh, that’s just the beginning. A couple of hours later, a different animal—this one a big ol’ gator!—stopped traffic on the Fred Hartman Bridge in Baytown.  Was the gator trying to eat the cow? That’s absolutely a legitimate question, but no. The two incidents happened in roughly the same part of the vast megalopolis that is greater Houston, but they were still almost twenty miles apart, and the cow was caught around 8:30 in the morning, while the gator didn’t get onto the road till closer to…View Original Post

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