Berlin police warned residents in the city's southwestern suburbs to keep their children and pets inside as they searched for a lioness roaming the area. After reviewing video of the big cat, police and wildlife experts used helicopters, dogs, infrared cameras, and drones in their 30-hour operation to find the animal. No luck. So what were people seeing? From UPI:
Rainer Altenkamp, a wildlife expert and chairman of the environmental organization NABU Berlin, said the animal in the video is indeed a wild boar. He pointed out the animal's tail, round back and elongated head as being consistent with a wild pig, rather than a big cat[…]
Officials said a roaring sound heard by searching officers late Thursday night turned out to be the work of teenage pranksters using a Bluetooth speaker.