Jon Stewart saved a runaway bull named Frank from being slaughtered Jon Stewart may have stepped out of the public eye after ending his Daily Show hosting duties, but that doesn't mean he's stopped being wonderful.
Case in point: Stewart, whose wife Tracey is on the board of directors at the Farm Sanctuary in upstate New York, helped rescue a bull that had escaped on its way to a Queens slaughterhouse Friday, narrowly saving it from certain death.
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The excitement all began when the black-and-white bull busted out of a truck bound for a live slaughterhouse and took off running through the streets of Queens, New York, ABC7 reported. The animal even went for a romp across the grassy campus of York College, an escapade that drew crowds of onlookers and authorities.
Cows running around at york college
A video posted by The PoPe (@pope120) on Apr 1, 2016 at 7:30am PDT
The bull, who has been named Frank, was tranquilized and brought to a local animal shelter, where he was visited and fed by Stewart himself. The Stewarts then personally delivered Frank to the Watkins Glen Farm Sanctuary, which had raised $1,000 to purchase the bull.
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Breaking News: We are happy to report that the bull who was on the run earlier today in Queens is safe and on his way to Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen, NY. Jon and Tracey Stewart picked up the individual whom we are calling Frank this afternoon from Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC). Special thanks to our colleague Mike Stura of Skylands Animal Sanctuary And Rescue who drove out to assist with the transport. More info to come.
Posted by Farm Sanctuary on Friday, April 1, 2016
All's well that ends well, Frank, and we're unbelievably jealous of your famous new friend.
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