Residents of a Kansas neighborhood were left perplexed when an unusual trio of animals -- a cow, a camel and a donkey -- wandered into the area.

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Trudy Wilcox said she was driving in the neighborhood Sunday near Goddard when she and her companions spotted the three animals.

"We were just coming back from picking up a friend and came into the trailer park and the first thing we see is: 'Hey, there's a cow, wait a minute, that's a donkey, and that's a camel,' and we had all three," Wilcox told KWCH-TV.

Neighbors called authorities and the Goddard Police Department put a photo of the animals on Facebook.

"Does anyone know the owners of these three friends traveling together (towards a Northern star) just East of Goddard? If we can not locate the owner, we may be halfway towards a live nativity this Christmas season," the post said.

Police said they were later able to identify the owner, an employee at the Tanganyika Wildlife Park, and return the animals home.