The speculation of the presence of a tiger in Tantanoola began after the escape of a Bengal tiger from a travelling circus. The nearby towns reported missing or sheep and cattle, but there was no animal found after an extensive search around the Limestone Coast area.
Tantanoola Tiger Story, Pub & Hotel Menu, South Australia
While visiting Tantanoola, visitors can see the display at the Tantanoola Tiger hotel. This wolf-like tiger was stuffed in order to restore it as a display for visitors.