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Man arrested for drunk driving while his pet ZEBRA and MACAW were in the passenger's seat

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A drink-driving arrest turned into an animal affair when two of the passengers that an intoxicated motorist was putting in harm's way was his pet zebra and macaw.

Police made the unusual arrest when a passerby reported seeing a zebra and a macaw sitting in a pick up truck parked outside the Doghouse Bar and Lounge in Ankeny, just outside Des Moines.

Local station WTVR reports that when the officers arrived on the scene, the car was being driven away by their owner, 55-year-old Jerald Reiter.

Unusual driving companions: Jerald Reiter brought his pet zebra (left) and macaw (center) along with him when he went to the Doghouse Bar and Lounge in Iowa on Sunday night

They discovered that the exotic animals are p

Added: May-23-2012 Occurred On: May-23-2012
By: Zipper10
Regional News
Tags: Drunk, driver, with, Zebra, Macaw, favorite, bar
Location: Des Moines, Iowa, United States (load item map)
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