Rodeo bull captured after escaping twice in Madison County

Rodeo bull captured after escaping twice in Madison County
Half Moon the bull was caught on March 7, 2019 after escaping from a rodeo at Alabama A&M University on Feb. 22, (Source: Madison County Sheriff's Office)

MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - The search for an escaped rodeo bull has finally come to an end.

The bull, named Half Moon, originally escaped from his holding area during a rodeo at the Alabama A&M University Agribition Center on Feb. 22, according to authorities.

On Thursday, Half Moon was found with a farmer’s cows on Robert Strong Road. His owner was called in to get him, but half Moon slipped away before the owner got there.

Lt. Donny Shaw with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office said Half Moon was caught Thursday night in the area of Meridianville Bottom Road near the Madison County Executive Airport. He was loaded onto his owner’s trailer to return to his pasture.

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