1. CRIMIN-ANIMALS

    Fox, Boar Help Kangaroo Fugitives

    Kai-Uwe Knoth / AP Photo

    There’s something to be said about the circle of life or nature or something here. In what may henceforth be known as the “great marsupial escape,” three kangaroos escaped Germany’s Rheinböllen Wildlife Park—with the help of a fox and a wild boar. The boar broke one barricade, while the fox dug underneath another fence, enabling Jack, Mick, and Skippy to bound nine miles away. All three fugitives were detained, the last of which was subdued by a “very fit policewoman” who “hurled” herself onto the kangaroo. It’s unclear why the fox and boar were breaking into the wildlife park.

    Read it at Spiegel Online