ST1576 : Billy the Seal, Victoria Park, Cardiff

taken 11 years ago, near to Canton, Cardiff/Caerdydd, Great Britain

Billy the Seal, Victoria Park, Cardiff
Billy the Seal, Victoria Park, Cardiff
The paddling pool (drained for the winter) is behind this monument to the famous Billy the Seal Billy was accidentally caught in fishing nets in 1912 and was "re-homed" in Victoria park. When the area flooded in 1927 he temporarily escaped and tried to board a tram. When he died in 1939 "he" was found to be a "she".
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ST1576, 72 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 9 November, 2006   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 9 November, 2006
Category
Statues   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 15 76 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.8672N 3:13.0938W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 155 769
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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