, 12 tweets, 3 min read Read on Twitter
I am joining the search for the mini pony lost on Île Sainte-Hélène @CBCMontreal
I really hope this doesn’t end up being some dumb publicity stunt
I’m out patrolling with the group Sauvetage Animal Rescue. They say as recently as last night, mini hoof prints were found on the island.
I spoke with someone who works on Île Ste-Hélène. He says as far as he knows, no one who works on the island — and there are a good number of people who work here — have seen this pony. He says there’s an event happening this summer and he believes this might be a publicity stunt
The animal rescue team is out looking for the pony anyway. Éric shows me the grain they have to attract the horse. They chose the tastiest grain.
Gabrielle Meloche, spokesperson for Parc Jean Drapeau, says she believes the pony is real and that it actually is/was on the island, but she says they’ve checked their security cameras and searched for the pony but haven’t found it.
The animal rescue group got another more legit-sounding call so they left. Now it’s just me looking for the pony. C’mon lil buddy. You can fit in my truck.
I found a fox #wildlife
Heh, welcome to the pony search @CTVMontreal
@CTVMontreal I'm sad to report that I've left Ile Sainte-Hélène without finding the pony. I hope it is found and is in good health.
As suspected, this was a hoax perpetrated by a French-language network, blah blah fake news, blah social media virility. The same network published an damning, fictional story and apologized for it a full year later, so... maybe they don’t have the moral high ground here🙄
More context on that damaging + erroneous report presented as news by the media company responsible for this hoax: cbc.ca/news/canada/mo…
Missing some Tweet in this thread?
You can try to force a refresh.

Like this thread? Get email updates or save it to PDF!

Subscribe to Kate McKenna
Profile picture

Get real-time email alerts when new unrolls are available from this author!

This content may be removed anytime!

Twitter may remove this content at anytime, convert it as a PDF, save and print for later use!

Try unrolling a thread yourself!

how to unroll video

1) Follow Thread Reader App on Twitter so you can easily mention us!

2) Go to a Twitter thread (series of Tweets by the same owner) and mention us with a keyword "unroll" @threadreaderapp unroll

You can practice here first or read more on our help page!

Follow Us on Twitter!

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!


This site is made by just three indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3.00/month or $30.00/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!