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2 of 4 peacocks that escaped from zoo found safe

(CBS 3 Philly KYW-TV via AP). This still image taken from video provided by CBS 3 Philly KYW-TV shows four peacocks that escaped from the Philadelphia Zoo walking on the shoulder of  on Interstate 76, alongside the vehicle of a Pennsylvania State Polic... (CBS 3 Philly KYW-TV via AP). This still image taken from video provided by CBS 3 Philly KYW-TV shows four peacocks that escaped from the Philadelphia Zoo walking on the shoulder of on Interstate 76, alongside the vehicle of a Pennsylvania State Polic...
(CBS 3 Philly KYW-TV via AP). This still image taken from video provided by CBS 3 Philly KYW-TV shows three peacocks that escaped from the Philadelphia Zoo walking past the vehicle of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper attempting to safeguard them Wed... (CBS 3 Philly KYW-TV via AP). This still image taken from video provided by CBS 3 Philly KYW-TV shows three peacocks that escaped from the Philadelphia Zoo walking past the vehicle of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper attempting to safeguard them Wed...
(CBS 3 Philly KYW-TV via AP). This still image taken from video provided by CBS 3 Philly KYW-TV shows a peacock that escaped from the Philadelphia Zoo standing in front of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper attempting to safeguard it Wednesday, May 30... (CBS 3 Philly KYW-TV via AP). This still image taken from video provided by CBS 3 Philly KYW-TV shows a peacock that escaped from the Philadelphia Zoo standing in front of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper attempting to safeguard it Wednesday, May 30...
(CBS 3 Philly KYW-TV via AP). This still image taken from video provided by CBS 3 Philly KYW-TV shows four peacocks that escaped from the Philadelphia Zoo walking on the shoulder of  on Interstate 76, alongside the vehicle of a Pennsylvania State Polic... (CBS 3 Philly KYW-TV via AP). This still image taken from video provided by CBS 3 Philly KYW-TV shows four peacocks that escaped from the Philadelphia Zoo walking on the shoulder of on Interstate 76, alongside the vehicle of a Pennsylvania State Polic...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two of the four peacocks that escaped from the Philadelphia Zoo this week and took a stroll on a nearby highway have been found safe, a day after another was found dead on that stretch of road.

Zoo officials say a passer-by spotted the two peacocks Friday morning near an equestrian center. The tipster stayed with them until zoo workers arrived to rescue the birds. They described them as "healthy if a little hungry."

The fourth peacock remains on the loose.

The birds initially were seen walking on an interstate near the zoo on Wednesday night. State police shut down two lanes on the highway while tracking the peacocks, causing backups for miles.

Police managed to get the birds off the highway, but they flew the coop once more.

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