Jim Waters

“Buffalo on the loose in Lexington,” Lexington’s WTVQ reported.

Apparently, a large male buffalo got loose from its enclosure near Jacks Creek Pike last week, breaking through a neighbor’s fence and managing to hide until officers called off the search when skies grew dark.

Jim Waters is president and CEO of the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, Kentucky’s free-market think tank. Read previous columns at www.bipps.org. He can be reached at jwaters@freedomkentucky.com and @bipps on Twitter.