28 June 2010

The Zebras of Lake George

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zebras on lake george

“nicnacvb” has sent in this shot of what at first glance appear to be zebras, but turns out to be cunning sculpture.

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What a pity that the Department of Lands has decided today that the zebras have to go! Despite being a free tourist attraction and supporting driver safety by encouraging people to stop at the Driver Reviver, the four friends will be herded away quietly this weekend.

For more info on the Zebras, follow this link: http://zebras-at-lake-george.blogspot.com/

I was going to say, ‘never trust the internet’

🙂

Snopes were being funny.
If you click on Additional information
on http://www.snopes.com/lost/mistered.asp
it takes you to
http://snopes.com/lost/false.asp

They almost had me. 🙂

+1 to snopes.

Thumper said :

http://www.snopes.com/lost/mistered.asp

Bamboo harvester was apparently used as a promotional prop.

🙂

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Was_mr_ed_a_zebra 🙂
We need a site that snopes on snopes. In fact, never trust the internet….except for the Riotact. 🙂

http://www.snopes.com/lost/mistered.asp

Bamboo harvester was apparently used as a promotional prop.

🙂

Thumper said :

Interestingly, Mr Ed was actually a zebra painted white to look like a horse!

Um, incorrect – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bamboo_Harvester.

But Francis the talking Mule was actually a female mule. She just had a deep voice, so made out she was a male. Must have been hard for her so say “I’m Francis with an I”, knowing that she was a female mule. ¡ .~

ConanOfCooma said :

Is Lake George Canberra?

It’s one of our favorite spots!

To up the antes, next will be rhinoceros or hippopotamus! Or it might be a Rex (George III)?

The sculptures a right next to a dam, and I thought it would be funny to have a lion sculpture stalking the zebras over the bank 🙂 It can be the Lake George African Savannah

ConanOfCooma said :

Is Lake George Canberra?

Sigh! Not Canberra, but certainly Canberra region.

That looks great. Wouldn’t it be cool to see a whole zoo of animals out there.

ConanOfCooma8:28 am 29 Jun 10

Is Lake George Canberra?

I wish Chancellor Stanhope would buy us public art that’s as good as those Zebras.

Sure beats rusty bit of steel pretending to be grass.

i like that !

looks cool.

Fabulous! I love these.

Someone has been painting horses again.

This has to stop.

Interestingly, Mr Ed was actually a zebra painted white to look like a horse!

JessicaNumber1:04 pm 28 Jun 10

I saw those yesterday! So cute! They’re actually quite life-like and you keep expecting them to go for a nibble of grass.

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