How hunt for escaped tiger a wild goose chase

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  1. whoosh

    whoosh Cooler King
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    • Golf course evacuated, game stopped at Hampshire cricket ground, public told to stay indoors
    • Armed police head off for hunt in golf buggy
    • 'It looked like they were going on safari'
    • Marwell Zoo experts on hand with tranquilliser darts
    When members of the public rang in saying they had spotted an escaped white tiger in a field, police certainly weren’t going to take any chances.
    Scrambling a helicopter, sending out armed officers and calling in help from a nearby zoo, the hunt for the beast began.
    But the force’s efforts proved to have been a waste of time – because the ‘tiger’ turned out to be a large cuddly toy.

    Read more: White tiger spotted in Hampshire: Police chopper hunt for beast that was only a toy | Mail Online
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