Sunday, February 15, 2009

Last Tiger Shot In Hong Kong

The blackened skin of the last tiger shot in Hong Kong is displayed at the Tin Hau Temple in Stanley on Hong Kong Island.

Last Tiger Shot In Hong Kong

The tiger was bagged outside the local police station in 1942 by officer Ruh Singh. The beast weighed in at 240 pounds and was 73 inches long, standing 3 feet tall.

Hong Kong was under Japanese occupation at the time.

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