Ostrich on the loose captivates internet, trends as netizens share jokes about it
An ostrich was spotted running amok in a private subdivision in Quezon City on Tuesday morning, quickly tickling netizens into life.
They simply had to share their own amazement over the event, throwing out their own hilarious jokes along the way and making "ostrich" the number one trending topic on Philippine Twitter Tuesday afternoon with 20,000 tweets as of writing.
Sharing the running ostrich video, Kapuso actress Jennylyn Mercado said, "Me pag nandyan na mga bayarin."
Me pag nandyan na mga bayarin ????????? pic.twitter.com/Bg5ycD7vaO— jennylyn mercado (@MercadoJen) August 4, 2020
In Youscooper Gorgeous Umipig's Facebook video, the subdivision guard could be heard telling the ostrich, "Wala kang gate pass! Di ka pwedeng lumabas!"
Another netizen edited the video of the running ostrich with Red Velvet's "Zoo" playing in the background.
An ostrich running around in QC while Zoo by Red Velvet is playing in the background ????pic.twitter.com/qLwxsEv3vv— Carl ?? ???? (@yermapologist) August 4, 2020
But plenty referenced the film "Jumanji" where a supernatural board game unleashes elements of the jungle into the real world
HELP THERE’S AN ACTUAL OSTRICH RUNNING AROUND QUEZON CITY?????— ??????????????????????????????????.? (@babvtobio) August 4, 2020
whoever’s playing jumanji needs to finish the game asap????
NOW!!!! WHO’S THE ONE PLAYING JUMANJI HERE IN THE PHILIPPINES???!!!!! pic.twitter.com/vbRdyicieW— lj (@ljmiran13) August 4, 2020
August: welcome to Jumanji https://t.co/BVeUdjSFs3— andre, (@andrelagdameo) August 4, 2020
According to Youscooper Umipig, there were actually two ostriches running along this morning. Only one was captured, thanks to a team effort by a security guard, a construction worker, and a number of residents. The other continue to roam freely.
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