Want a new pet? Well, residents in Cape Girardeau's Whispering Oaks subdivision may have thought that they had one! "Dot" the camel spent Wednesday morning walking the neighborhood. "Dot" got loose from the 5-H ranch on County Road 618, and while Lazy-L Safari Park owner Vicki Lantz says the camel is not hers, she believes that "Dot" belongs to either her brother or mother. The animal did not remain loose for long, as a large dromedary does not go unnoticed in Southeast Missouri! 5-H ranch raises camels and other exotic animals, but unlike Lazy L Safari Park, the 5-H is not open to the public.
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