posted on Sep, 14 2003 @ 06:12 PM
Probably freed by the owner...for insurances purposes.
In Oklahoma and Texas there were lots of farmers who got on the "Ostrich breeding bandwagon". When the smoke that had been blown up their butts
dissipated, and the pipe dreams of mass portions of the American populace becoming ostrich meat lovers faded, all of a sudden ostriches were every
where, running free and on insurance APB lists.