The cow that roamed the streets of the Chicago area after a high school prank fell flat has been given a new name.
The Hooved Animal Humane Society (HAHS) of Woodstock, Ill., took the ox into custody after the animal was captured by law enforcement, according to a news release issued by the police department. of Niles.
“HAHS is happy to share that we have provided a safe landing place for the cow that was found loose in the Niles area,” the humanitarian society shared on its public Facebook.
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“She is settling in well and enjoying a green pasture. We are grateful that the generosity of our supporters made this moment a reality for her.”
The animal care team asked their followers to help name the cow and drop name suggestions in the comments section.
After receiving hundreds of submissions, the winning name was drawn on May 8 — Blossom.
“Which we think is so fitting since she is truly thriving in front of our eyes every day,” HAHS shared online.
Fox News Digital has contacted the Hooved Animal Humane Society for comment.
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Last Thursday, Blossom escaped the custody of some students at Northridge Preparatory School after using the brown bovine as part of their senior prank, Fox News Digital reported at the time.
An investigation later revealed that the cow, along with the other farm animals involved in the incident, had been purchased on Craiglist.
No criminal charges are pending, but the school administration is currently undergoing an internal investigation regarding those involved.
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“This morning a prank went wrong when a group of our elders lost control of a cow which they had intended to corral in front of the school. Unfortunately, the animal escaped, causing the cow to roam the community,” the school said. shared after the incident.
“The upper class is contacting the police department, city officials and local residents to apologize for this incident,” school officials added.
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Fox News Digital’s Julia Musto contributed to this report.