Tiger Sighted in England
Will and Guy's Strange But True Story of Tigers in England
Just when the Bengal tiger seems on the verge of extinction, it seems that at least one tiger is enjoying life in England.
Major Police Alert near Will's Home
Officers were deployed and a helicopter was scrambled with specialist thermal imaging cameras over the field, near Hedge End, Fareham, Hampshire, England, on Saturday afternoon.
To Will and Guy's horror the scare even stopped play at the Rose Bowl cricket ground where Hampshire Cricket Club were playing for 20 minutes.
Hampshire police informed us that the toy was being treated as lost property but they were investigating whether it was a hoax. They said they did not know how it got there but was similar to one which would be won at a fair.
Animal specialists at the nearby internationally renowned Marwell Zoo were enlisted by police to offer advice and were prepared to send a team with tranquiliser darts to overcome the tiger.
How the scare affected the area
Tony Middleton, Hampshire Cricket Academy director, added, �Rumours came round that there was a tiger on the golf course and we just carried on playing until a policeman came over and told us to clear the area. I assumed there was [a tiger] with everything that was going on, but we felt quite safe here.'
Police Discover Toy Tiger
Report from Neuwied - Germany
A German train driver called Udo Vergen, thought that he saw a man lying down on the railway line. What would you have done if you were driving the train? Well Udo slammed on the emergency breaks. Fortunately, the train came screeching to a halt barely 3m from the body. When Udo got out, he saw that it was not a man in a tuxedo, but a giant toy penguin.
Passengers were less impressed as their journey was disrupted because of Udo's emergency stop.
A police spokesman said: 'We are at a loss to explain how this large penguin got onto the track'.
'We would think you would notice if you lost something like this.'
A tigress tiger gave birth to a set of triplets in a Californian Zoo. Sadly the cubs died shortly after their birth.
The mother tiger became sickly. The veterinarians felt that the loss of her litter had caused the tigress to fall into a depression. They felt that if the tigress could surrogate another tiger's cub she would regain her health.
To cut a long saga short, the vets hit on the idea of surrogate piglets! The zookeepers wrapped the piglets in the skins of the deceased cubs and placed the babies around the mother tiger.
Would they thrive or become pork chops?
A happy ending mother tigress and piglets continue to thrive.
What did the mother tiger say when she taught her cubs to hunt on forest tracks?
Don't go over the path until you see the zebra crossing.
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