Chessington bans animal print clothing

Posted Wednesday, September 25, 2013 8:22 PM | Contributed by Mike Gallagher

Chessington World of Adventures has put a zero-tolerance ban on any type of animal print at the park and has even brought in bouncers to enforce the rule. Zookeepers noticed the tigers, lions and giraffes get confused when they spot guests wearing a leopard coat or snakeskin bag.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013 8:37 PM

Looks like a publicity stunt to emphasize the "up close and personal" interactions guests have with animals at the park.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013 9:07 PM

Not to tie forum threads together too much (*wink*)...

My first thought was SkyQuest...from Chance-Morgan Mfg.

http://chancerides.com/peoplemovers/skyquest.html

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013 10:43 PM

There is nothing more dangerous in the animal kingdom than a confused and disoriented cougar.

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Thursday, September 26, 2013 12:03 AM

A cougar with pass keys. :)

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Thursday, September 26, 2013 2:10 AM

Lions are the kings of the jungle but they can't tell the difference between a live snake and a snakeskin patterned bag? lol

Last edited by bjames, Thursday, September 26, 2013 2:10 AM
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Thursday, September 26, 2013 8:25 AM

Well, Michael Jackson was the King of Pop and he couldn't tell the difference betw....
Oh, never mind...

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Thursday, September 26, 2013 1:41 PM

Reminded me of this.

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Thursday, September 26, 2013 2:24 PM

Or this (if you can deal with a half minute of vertical video).

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Thursday, September 26, 2013 11:23 PM

So I presume I am not the only one here who read this story, re-checked that it was Chessington, and realized that it has been a while since the last publicity stunt from this consortium?

--Dave Althoff, Jr.

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Thursday, September 26, 2013 11:34 PM

You aren't the only one, you're just the only to say it. :)

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Friday, September 27, 2013 2:35 AM

What about Carousel Rabbit, first post? ;-)

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Sunday, September 29, 2013 10:44 PM

Thank you, thank you, thank you, Mike! A guy in the UK contacted me about helping me write theme park news for his UK-based website after happening upon my roller coaster blog and this story would be perfect.

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