Eyewitnesses told local media the buffaloes looked agitated,
having escaped from a city park where an advertisement was being
"I was just waiting for the bus, and instead of a bus, two random
buffalo ran past," Abril Felman, a student at the University of
Sydney campus nearby, told Reuters by telephone.
Firefighters rounded up the animals and live-tweeted the
operation, saying they used ladders and firefighting gear to
corral the animals into a makeshift pen, until handlers from the
film set took them away.
"We were all standing back, we were all going, 'That's really
random'," Felman said.
"It's a very diverse community that lives there," she added.
"It's not strange to see people dressed up in costumes running
around at night. It's a bit of a free-spirited bohemian
(Reporting by Thuy Ong; editing by Clarence Fernandez)
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