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Abandoned horses rescued in Philadelphia

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An unidentified Animal Care and Control Team member awaits transportation of a horse that was found abandoned in a residential area on Wednesday, June 13, in Philadelphia. Two horses were reported left astray and were collected and were taken away for care.

Brynn Anderson / AP

Officer Todd Oandasan along with the Animal Care and Control Team members attach a lead to a horse in a residential area on Wednesday, June 13, in Philadelphia. Two horses were reported left astray and were collected by officials.

Brynn Anderson / AP

An unidentified Animal Care and Control Team member comforts one of the two horses found abandoned in a residential area on Wednesday, June 13, in Philadelphia. The horses were transported to a facility for care.

 From NBC Philadelphia.com : Two horses were found tied to a fence in a lot near the intersection of 7th and Diamond Streets in North Philadelphia on Wednesday morning.The SPCA told NBC10 it received a call about the horses a few days ago, but when investigators arrived, the horses were gone.

The SPCA received another call about the animals on Wednesday morning and when they responded they found the horses in the lot. Continue reading this story here.