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Escaped bull in Queens could have gone to NJ sanctuary

Posted at 11:53 PM, Feb 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-21 23:53:12-05

Some lucky animals are ending up in greener pastures in New Jersey.

Skylands Animal Sanctuary and Rescue in Wantage, NJ has rescued cows that escaped area slaughterhouses.

On Tuesday afternoon, a bull escaped from a business in Jamaica, Queens.

Mike Stura, who is vegan, founded the facility in 2015. Last January, he rescued a cow that had escaped from a slaughterhouse in Queens.

Stura nicknamed him "Freddie" and he has been doing well at the sanctuary.

He had hoped to care for the escaped bull but it died on the way to a care facility in the city after being tranquilized.