Great Animal Escape Stories: True Adventures of Farm Animals
Written by Barbara G. Cox | Illustrations by Patty Voje
True, heartwarming stories of animal escapes! Find out how….
- Two pigs—Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Pig—jumped off a slaughterhouse truck and made a dash for freedom.
- A cow named Dora broke her neck rope at a cattle auction and escaped to nearby woods, fending for herself for a full summer.
- Little Orphan Andy, a lamb born during transport in a truckload of sheep, was rescued by a woman watching the animals being unloaded.
- Two ducks and a rooster—Huey, Duey and Sidekick Chick—found a home at a farm sanctuary and lived together as a happy threesome.
- Maisie, a 6-month-old heifer, escaped from a cattle trailer and ran like a wind into a suburban neighborhood for protection.
- Barbie, a pink piglet, fell off a livestock truck on the freeway and was rescued by a young man who took her to his apartment to live.
- Louie the goat escaped from a live market in New York, wandered into heavy traffic, and was rescued by an animal lover.
- Ferdinand the Bull survived the crash of a cattle truck by running into the woods as the truck exploded and burned.