It wasn't long before the video made the social media rounds and has currently over 1500 views on Instagram, but over 24000 views on Facebook alone.
Of course, situations like this bring out the funny bone in many a Malaysian social media user and we selected some of the best comments (from Twitter) as follows:
— ExpatGo (@ExpatGoMY) June 16, 2016
Who cares about Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston?! I wanna' know about the ostrich on Federal!
— Rohan Javet Beg (@RohanBeg) June 16, 2016
I dunno why u all fussing over that ostrich on Federal, man.. He just trying to get home in time to hashtag done iftar. Let a bird live la.
— Altimet (@altimet) June 16, 2016
my years of college education has come down to this point: writing and sketching out the ostrich on Federal Highway for a story.
— verinia (❍ᴥ❍ʋ) (@verikhool) June 16, 2016
so there was this ostrich on the highway pic.twitter.com/ZsfypD4ETG
— NiKuman (@amanda_cxh) June 16, 2016
Why was the ostrich running on federal hiway?
'Because it wants to go to Shah Alam'
— The Mamu™ (@The_Mamu) June 16, 2016
As of press time, police are currently looking into the case of the runaway ostrich. No one knows where it came from though the Klang Valley actually does host a nearby ostrich farm, roughly 60km away.
You can watch the feathery wonder running for freedom below.
A video posted by Jeff Sandhu (@jeffsandhu) on
Jun 16, 2016 at 12:20am PDT