These 9 Out-Of-Place Creatures Have Been Spotted Around Cleveland And You’ll Want To Steer Clear

Northeast Ohio is home to an amazing array of animals. Many of them are native species, but an unfortunate few are not. Where did these mystery creatures come from? Could they be escapees from the zoo? Perhaps they’re an exotic pet that ran away or was dumped. The truth, however, is sometimes stranger than fiction.

There’s much to love in Northeast Ohio, but a brush with any of these creatures may make you aversive to the Great Outdoors. Have you ever spotted any of these out of place creatures in your hometown?

Love animals? You’re sure to love these charming animal-centric destinations throughout the state.