Three weeks ago, humans set Rusty the Red Panda up on a blind date of indeterminate length with a female red panda named Shama at the Smithsonian National Zoo. Today, Rusty "went out for a pack of smokes", but his attempt at skipping town was thwarted by the zoo's Twitter followers, who caught him hiding in the bushes of a nearby neighborhood.

2 Responses to “Red panda escapes zoo, is recaptured with help from Twitter”

  1. fuzzyfuzzyfungus says:

    Bah, and firefox claims to be anti-surveillance!

  2. At least it worked out better than in School Rumble…

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdDi97uTcn8

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