An ostrich that decided it wanted to see the world outside of his enclosure caused chaos after breaking free and running straight onto a main road.
The bird attempted its escape from a field, where it had been kept by its owner for many years, by smashing through a bamboo fence.
Its escape was short-lived after it ran headlong into a busy road, baffling motorists who were forced to pull out of the bird’s way .
After panicking on the road, the ostrich decided to change directions and turned into a nearby field.
Unfortunately, it didn’t appear to see the small ditch between the road and the grass.
It took a rather ungraceful tumble before it was finally caught by locals in Gongping Town, in south China’s Guangdong Province.
One local resident told CCTV News : “There were so many cars.
“It tried to keep away from cars all the time, and so it was running in a sort of zig zag way. Then it ran into a field.”