July 22, 2014
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico City residents are thankful to have a
home where the buffalo no longer roam.
Police say residents of a west-side neighborhood called to
report buffaloes standing in the street, saying they didn't know
what to do.
Two officers were dispatched to the scene Monday, and used a
flashlight to herd the animals back to a pen from which they
appeared to have escaped.
A man showed up at the pen saying he was in charge of the
buffaloes and thanked the policemen for returning them, but police
say they will investigate whether the animals are being properly
More than 20 million people live in the megalopolis that is
Mexico City and its surrounding suburbs - an urban home where
buffalo aren't known to usually roam.