Posted: 11/12/2015 at 12:39
Re: Loch Lomond wildlife Back in the '70s there used to be a bear park near Balloch on the banks of Loch Lomond whose inhabitants regularly escaped ( a large tree overhung the fence!) and went for a wander in the village. I was walking past a local restaurant when I saw what I thought was their big Newfoundland dog in the back garden. Then I thought "that dog is getting very big" before having a Holy S***! moment. Thankfully they were fairly gentle creatures and no-one ever got hurt that I can recall.
The wallabies are even older though having been introduced back in the '20s. The local police were fed up with motorists calling up to say "you'll think I've been drinking but I haven't and I just saw a wallaby!".