Burglar gets stuck in escape room

And other stories from the stranger side of life

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A man who attempted to burgle an escape room - a locked room full of clues that participants must solve in order to escape - had to call police to rescue him after he was unable to get out. “He apparently didn’t know how to use the lock on the front door and was stuck,” the owner of the business in Washington said.

Missing pony found on the roof

A miniature pony that went missing during flooding in Japan has been found alive on the roof of a house. Leaf, a therapy animal, was presumed dead after floods swept through the southern town of Mabi. She was covered in mud and had injured one of her legs but is said to be recovering well.

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Model bitten by shark while posing for photo

An Instagram model has been bitten by a shark while posing for a picture with the animals in the Bahamas. The 19-year-old was swimming with several nurse sharks circling below her when the incident occurred. “I am so fortunate that I still have my arm and my life,” she said, but added that she is concerned that the scar will affect her modelling career.

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