Goddard Police discovered a camel, a cow and a donkey roaming around a Kansas road which evoked the memory of Christmas Nativity.

The animals were spotted in Goddard, about 15 miles from Wichita. Goddard Police Department posted a photo of the trio and urged people to help find their owner in a Facebook post.

"Does anyone know the owners of these three friends traveling together (towards a Northern star) just East of Goddard?" the post read. "If we can not locate the owner, we may be halfway towards a live nativity this Christmas season."

The Facebook post was shared more than 1000 times.

Goddard Police Department later updated the Facebook post saying that the owner was identified and reunited with the lost animals. The owner turned out to be an employee of the nearby Tanganyika Wildlife Park, Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Lt. Tim Meyers, said.

Jokes started pouring in after the post went viral. "A camel, a goat and a cow walked into a bar," a person wrote.

"I wonder which one escaped first and let the other two out!" another person commented.

The animals reportedly escaped their enclosures outside Goddard, Captain Lance Beagley of Goddard Police, told CNN.

In a similar incident, a six-year-old cat recently became the talk of the town for unlocking doors and freeing fellow shelter cats from their room "several times a day". Friends For Life animal shelter had to put the jailbreaker, Quilty, in solitary confinement for his mischevious actions.

Back in May, a seemingly agile elephant created quite a stir after it scaled a nearly 6 to 8 feet tall wall of its enclosure at Kansas City Zoo. An "active code red situation" was announced by the authorities on Twitter. The elephant was later returned to its enclosure about an hour later and no guests were at risk.

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