Have you ever encountered an animal on any ride?

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Re: Have you ever encountered an animal on any ride?

Postby OmnipotentSeal » Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:11 am

This is a neat thread.
I'm going to be that guy at first and say "Killimanjaro safari", but I have other examples too.
I saw a deer by the tracks on Screamin eagle at SFStL while I was riding.
I also once saw a deer and its fawn (forget the proper sciencey name) on the train at worlds of fun by Prowler
Lastly at my home park Funplex (Omaha), I saw a bird actually sit in a seat and ride a tilt a whirl. It rode it three cycles in a row.
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Re: Have you ever encountered an animal on any ride?

Postby ride of steel » Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:55 pm

I didn't get any notification about this thread, but I'm glad I stopted by, all of these are pure gold :lmao:

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Re: Have you ever encountered an animal on any ride?

Postby Intamin_coyote » Fri Sep 28, 2018 2:01 pm

I once encountered a levitating, glow-in-the-dark donkey while riding Beast at night.

It was floating atop the brake shed and going like, "HEEEEEEEEE HOOOOOONGK! HEEEEEEEEE HOOOOOONGK!"

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Re: Have you ever encountered an animal on any ride?

Postby DoinItForTheFame » Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:27 pm

There was this one time during a night ride on Maverick at Cedar Point. Some how a deer got in the launch tunnel and decided to race the train on the launch, (Cheetah Hunt style) the deer almost won!! The one thing it wasn't prepared for was the wall at the end of the launch track... Poor deer.

Rumor has it, if you look closely you can still see the holes in the wood from the deer's antlers... ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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Postby SixFlagsAstroworld » Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:47 pm

Lol, I like this thread. I encountered a stray cat that somehow made it on the lift catwalks on Batman the Ride at sfstl.
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Re: Have you ever encountered an animal on any ride?

Postby joelwee » Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:27 pm

While waiting in Top Thrill Dragster's line during a breakdown, I watched a group of seagulls play Chicken on Corkscrew's track. None of them managed to get hit, though.
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Re: Have you ever encountered an animal on any ride?

Postby prozach626 » Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:41 am

Angry wasps on Mamba's lift hill. Sadly, that's the most thrilling part of the ride.

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Re: Have you ever encountered an animal on any ride?

Postby Jason Maier » Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:45 am

The second helix on Superman: Ride of Steel at Six Flags America; saw some deer

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Re: Have you ever encountered an animal on any ride?

Postby Canobie Coaster » Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:32 pm

I saw a deer near the helix on Nitro.

And I saw a dog ride the train at Knoebels.
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Re: Have you ever encountered an animal on any ride?

Postby Nrthwnd » Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:12 am

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