- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 6, 2015

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) - A buffalo has been found dead in Hot Springs, leaving only one animal still missing of the six that escaped a farm and roamed the central Arkansas city two weeks ago.

City spokeswoman Terry Payne says the owner found the buffalo’s body Monday in a ravine near a neighborhood where the herd had eluded authorities. The buffalo showed signs of decomposition but its cause of death was unclear.

The six buffaloes got loose from a nearby farm on April 16 and the roamed city’s streets. Three were tranquilized and another died after being struck by a car.

The holdout escapee was last seen in a resident’s backyard on Tuesday afternoon.

Hot Springs is a popular tourist spot with natural hot springs, a national park and horse track.


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