According to Fox News.com, a dog shaved to look like a lion reportedly sparked a 911 call in Virginia, where Charles the Labradoodle has turned heads for some time.
The Virginian-Pilot reports that the 911 caller told police that the baby lion was walking down Colley Avenue in Norfolk, possibly looking for food near 50th Street. Police, in turn, called the Virginia Zoo early Tuesday to make sure the lions were all accounted for, zoo spokesman Winfield Danielson told the newspaper.
As it turns out, the lion was later identified as Charles, a cross of Labrador retriever and poodle shaved down to look like the mascot of Old Dominion University.
"He has a thousand-and-200-some friends on Facebook," said owner Chris Painter.