Sunday, 02 August 2015
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Sunday
Low  68°
High 94°
Monday
Low  66°
High 87°
Tuesday
Low  67°
High 92°
Wednesday
Low  68°
High 96°
Thursday
Low  67°
High 94°
Friday
Low  66°
High 88°
Saturday
Low  69°
High 91°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 94°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Roadrunner Killed At Garden City Zoo
07/08/2013

A roadrunner at Lee Richardson Zoo in Garden City has been euthanized after an apparent beating.
 
     The Garden City Telegram reports that a visitor reported that something was wrong with one of the birds in the aviary on June 26th. General curator and deputy director Kristi Newland said the roadrunner was then transported to the zoo's vet clinic.
 
     Newland discussed what happened in a column published Friday in The Telegram. She said staff determined that bird needed to be euthanized because of "malicious trauma suspected to be from a member of the public."
 
     Garden City Police Department Captain Michael Reagle says it appears the bird, named Elmer, was kicked or stomped on, or something was used to beat it.
 
     Reagle says no suspects have been identified.

 

© AP/Garden City Telegram
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Bee Jays Win Wild One After Protest
Liberal Sets NBC Record in Win
Bee Jay Batboy Critically Injured
Cargill To Close Garden City Plant, Move To Guymon
Stand-Off In Lakin Ends Peacefully
Lane Frost's Parents To Speak In Liberal
Bee Jays Use Late Night to Knock Out Newton
Heartfelt Win on a Heartbreaking Day
Village At The Plaza Open For Tenants
Bee Jays Burst into Championship Week
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Heartfelt Win on a Heartbreaking Day
Bee Jay Batboy Critically Injured
Three BJ's Named First Team All Jayhawk
Send Your Children Back to School Protected from Serious Diseases
Cargill To Close Garden City Plant, Move To Guymon
Bee Jays Burst into Championship Week
Main ARTery on the Road Exhibit
Adventure Bay Family Waterpark To Change Hours
Bee Jays Use Late Night to Knock Out Newton
Bee Jays Win Wild One After Protest
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group