This five-legged Chihuahua puppy, Lily, was nearly sold to the Coney Island freak show when a North Carolina woman matched the show’s bid and adopted her for $4,000. Soon, Lily will have her fifth leg — which hangs limply between her two hind legs — removed and she’ll live a normal life. Meanwhile, freak-show owner John Strong was philosophical over the trade. “Sometimes,” he mused, “you just gotta say, ‘OK, I still have nine live, two-headed animals’ and move on.” [HuffPo]
At Javits Center, more than 42 percent of doses are going to non-NYC residents. At Aqueduct Racetrack, it’s 75 percent.