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Fri February 28, 2014
Police Not Amused By Leashed Tiger Out For A Walk
Originally published on Fri February 28, 2014 7:27 am
DAVID GREENE, HOST:
Good morning, I'm David Greene.
OK, stop me if you've heard this one before. A man walks into a bar with a tiger. People swear that's what happened at Uncle Richie's in the Chicago suburb of Lockport this week. Sure, the tiger was little and on a leash but, according to, WBBN TV, police didn't think a tiger out for an evening walk was very funny at all. The owner is facing misdemeanor charges. He runs a place called the Big Run Wolf Ranch where he keeps mountain lions, tigers and wolves, oh my.
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