The world watched in awe on Wednesday when a peacock escaped from the Central Park Zoo and zipped around the Upper East Side. New Yorker photographer Landon Nordeman happened to be in the neighborhood and happened to have his camera handy. And funnily enough, Rupert Murdoch happened to be coming home to his Fifth Avenue co-op next door to where the bird was perched for part of the evening. To check out the world's most powerful media mogul staring slack-jawed and sedate at the bird, like everyone else in New York that day, click through to the sixth photo in their slideshow at the bottom of their post.
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