Lazy Horse Scares Children Away From Riding
FARGO, North Dakota- Mary Hooland, the owner of the Sunny Days Riding Education and Day Care Center says she thinks her horses have a plan to get out of trail riding. "They go right up to the kids and scare the snot out of 'em before we even get the little buggers saddled up. If they don't ride, I can't charge for it. I'm losing serious coin."
500 Pound Moose 'Fell Out of the Sky'
CLINTON, Maine- Police said a 500-pound moose fell 18 feet to its death when it jumped a guardrail on an Interstate 95 overpass. A motorist called town clerk Shirley Bailey and said "a moose just fell out of the sky." The driver was under the bridge when he spotted the falling moose, and was "pretty excited about it," Bailey reports, adding, "We also had calls claiming Sarah Palin was skeet shooting, the Royal Lipazzaner Moose Show was in town and that Rocky lost his Bullwinkle. We did check on Governor Palin's whereabouts. She was in Alaska at the time. The other calls we knew were jokes."
David Visits America
NEW YORK, New York- The Metropolitan Museum has created a version of Michelangelo's iconic David statue with an American twist. "We've had scientists calculate what the original David physique would look like eating the typical American diet, and if David had cable and didn't work out, this is what he would look like. We think it will be a big draw," said spokesman David Feldman.
The Source of Swine Flu Discovered?
WAYLAND, Iowa- Bob Weber has been raising hogs for decades and his grand-kids are used to being around his animals. But when he saw one kissing a hog he got worried. "What with all this swine flu in the news I got worried when I seen little Angus giving one a smooch. For generations we have been kissing hogs, and quite often, but now it's got me worried." University of Iowa biologists have tested his herd and assured Weber his herd is flu free.
Please Shower Before Entering Pool
CASPER, Wyoming- It is becoming so common for locals to find bears in their pools that filters are getting clogged all over the metro. "It's great for me but lousy for the owner's pocketbooks," says Eddie Vitter, of Vitter's Very Nice Pools. Of bear visits to area home pools, Vitter notes, "Bears are big hairy animals and they shed a lot and the average pool filter was not designed to handle grizzlies. Even Italians and Greeks max out some of the cheaper filter systems."