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The Tantanoola Tiger
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Tigers Under Fire
The Advertiser (Adelaide, S.A.)
Date: Jan 27, 1897
Page Number: 4
An exciting incident occurred yesterday in connection with the tour through the northern towns of the Fitzgerald Bros.' circus and menagerie. While travelling-by special train from Crystal Brook to Hamley Bridge a spark from the engine fell on a truck containing a portion of the menagerie and set file to a den of tigers. Happily the fire was discovered before the roof of the carriage was sufficiently burnt to enable the animals to make their escape, or the record held by the Tantanoola tiger in the south-east would most assuredly have been broken by the roving Bengals in the north. The flames were quietly extinguished and the necessary repairs having been made to the tigers den the journey was continued without further mishap.
The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.)
Date: Jun 23, 1897
Page Number: 7
SYDNEY, Tuesday.
The famous South Australian Tantanoola tiger seems to have got to Carcoar, for yesterday J. K. O'Sullivan, a representative of the National Mutual Life Association, saw what he believes to have been a tiger 50 yards from his buggy at Terrowanbang Station, near Carcoar. He discharged a revolver at the animal which growled and ran away.

Note: The West Australian and Western Mail (both from Perth, W.A. ran the same story but the distance of the tiger sighting given at 500 yards.

The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld)
Date: Jul 31, 1897
Page Number: 210
A Sydney contemporary remarks that the first instinct of a man of British race, when he sees anything he has never "seen before,” is either to kill it or run away, and say he has seen a ghost or a tiger. If the ordinary Briton met the Angel Gabriel, or the last man, he would inevitably try to kill him. But if he encountered the sea serpent, or the ichthyosaurus, or the Tantanoola tiger, he would run away. The other morning two Melbournites, who presumably had never seen a harmless seal before, encountered one on the beach at St. Kilda. The seal, naturally and justifiably barked, as 'tis the nature of seals to do, and the men, probably deeming it the missing link, were alarmed, and promptly got a hammer and stove in the seal's head. The pity of it is that the seal was not only a big seal, weighing nearly 8001b., but it was practically a white and, therefore, rather rare variety. The thing, alive, would have graced an aquarium. Now it is only fit for-a moth trap. But some one will present its slaughterer with a medal.
Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW)
Date: Oct 10, 1898
Page Number: 2
The “Tantanoola tiger” is reported to have been seen near Nhill.
Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW)
Date: Jul 21, 1899
Page Number: 4
Two Mount Gambier sportsmen, who were out shooting near Tantanoola last week, declare that they saw the famous tiger again. They were quite near enough to see the stripes on the animal.