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#432809 - 21st Sep 2010 7:03pm ESCAPED TIGERS BOROUGH ROAD
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Anyone hear about the two tigers that escaped from a circus adjacent to Tranmere Rovers? It was on 27th June 1939. One called Bengal was easily recaptured but the other called Romeo jumped the hawthorn hedge that is still there and lay down in the garden of no 749. He then moved to 745 where he fell asleep apparently in the garage of 745. Oddly though I can't see any garages there only sheds. Must have been a big shed to get a tiger in. Not a B&Q 4x6 then.

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#432810 - 21st Sep 2010 7:03pm Re: ESCAPED TIGERS BOROUGH ROAD [Re: tigertiger1953]
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I remember a small brown bear escaping from New Brighton zoo and ebing caught in back entry off Egerton street.


Edited by tigertiger1953 (21st Sep 2010 7:04pm)

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#432887 - 21st Sep 2010 9:02pm Re: ESCAPED TIGERS BOROUGH ROAD [Re: tigertiger1953]
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i remember a story about a lizard or a snake found up a tree in birkenhead a couple years ago think it was in sum ones garden was in paper

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#432893 - 21st Sep 2010 9:39pm Re: ESCAPED TIGERS BOROUGH ROAD [Re: groatski84]
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I remember a giant gorilla that climbed Wallasey town hall and tried to catch passing planes.Or do I just think I remember.

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#432939 - 21st Sep 2010 11:28pm Re: ESCAPED TIGERS BOROUGH ROAD [Re: ludwigvan]
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No I saw that too.

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#432942 - 21st Sep 2010 11:32pm Re: ESCAPED TIGERS BOROUGH ROAD [Re: ludwigvan]
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I remember a giant gorilla that climbed Wallasey town hall and tried to catch passing planes.Or do I just think I remember.


I had a dream about that lol

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#432946 - 21st Sep 2010 11:40pm Re: ESCAPED TIGERS BOROUGH ROAD [Re: The_Doorman]
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Theres a horse buried at the top of Whetstone Lane from viking times. (citation needed sue or tc?) and an elephant buried at the Tower Grounds, N.B.
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#433150 - 22nd Sep 2010 10:07pm Re: ESCAPED TIGERS BOROUGH ROAD [Re: RUDEBOX]
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Heard about the elephant. IN ireland it was the custom to bury a horse's head under the lounge floor.

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#433152 - 22nd Sep 2010 10:07pm Re: ESCAPED TIGERS BOROUGH ROAD [Re: tigertiger1953]
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Problematic if you were in the flat upstairs.


Edited by tigertiger1953 (22nd Sep 2010 10:08pm)

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