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Curious case of missing bull

ANI | Updated: Apr 11, 2019 18:27 IST

Singapore, Apr 11 (ANI): Bull-ieve it or not, the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) and NParks are searching for a 'bull' named Ganesh that escaped from its pen at a dairy farm on Tuesday.
About 15 officers tirelessly searched for young Ganesha at Viknesh Dairy Farm, but to no avail.
Ironically, the young bull is named after the elephant-headed Hindu deity Ganesha, known as the remover of obstacles. According to a report by The Straits Times, the concerned authorities believe that Ganesha could have made its getaway through a break in the fencing which surrounds Manikandan’s property.
However, Ganesha’s 78-year-old owner Manikandan is bullish that the two-year-old is still within his 2.8ha land.
Ganesha is one of a herd of 36 at the farm and has even been out for a housewarming ceremony, to bless a nearby home, said Manikandan.  
When the farm's employees noticed that Ganesha was not in his pen on Tuesday morning, they instantly informed SFA. Refusing to believe that Ganesh might have escaped from the farm, Manikandan said: "The bull is still on our farm, not in the public or on open roads. The authorities are helping us with the search in the jungle."
"Bulls are strong animals so they might break out of their pens, although that is not a common occurrence. Even if they do break out of the barns, there are 2m-high fences around the farm that will prevent them from going on the main roads," said Thanikodi Iswaran, manager of the nearby Dairy Folks farm.
Located in the forested Lim Chu Kang Lane 8A, the farm is about the size of four football pitches. (ANI)