A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense.
Russell the mountain goat busted out of the zoo and lived wild in Stanley Park for about two years, spending most of his time hanging out on the cliffs out of reach of zoo employees. Once Russell took up jumping on cars for sport, park authorities redoubled their efforts and finally captured the fugitive goat.
For more on Russell and other strange tales from the park, check out The Stanley Park Explorer by Richard M Steele (Whitecap, 1985)
Source: Vancouver Sun, 23 January 1967