“I thought my mind was playing tricks on me,” Layla Curling of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, told Fox 5 DC.
The station said the animals escaped a private game farm at some point last month, with police in the community ― about 20 miles from Washington ― receiving calls about them starting on Aug. 31.
— Paul Wagner (@paulcwagner) September 7, 2021
Animal control officials told NBC Washington station News 4 that the zebras are legally owned and had escaped.
The three are currently in a field where a feed station has been set up to corral them.
This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.