WATCH: See captured zebra's ride on helicopter; another zebra remains on the loose in New Braunfels

Animal Control officers are trying to corral the zebra, New Braunfels police say

By Adrian Garcia - Digital Journalist, Andrew Wilson - Digital Producer, Ivan Herrera - Web Producer

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas - UPDATE: The zebra that was on the loose was tranquilized and will be taken back to the ranch where it was raised, according to New Braunfels police.

Police say a second zebra also escaped at the same time and remains missing.

Officials said the first zebra swam across the Guadalupe River and then made a run for it across the city. 

Anyone who sees the second zebra is asked to call New Braunfels police at 830-221-4100.

Watch video that was captured by KSAT viewer Lauren Carson while the zebra was being transported via helicopter. 


A zebra is on the loose and galloping through streets in New Braunfels.

The New Braunfels Police Department shared a video on its Facebook page showing the four-legged fugitive.

As of 5 p.m., the zebra was in the area of North Grape Avenue on the city's northwest side.

"NBPD is currently assisting our Animal Control officers in corralling a zebra that somehow got loose this afternoon and has been making its way across the city," police said.

It is unclear where the zebra came from and to whom it belongs. 

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