Zebra Go

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Print Primary Zebra contrasts with Southampton’s freshly cleaned Bargate

While the world plays Pokemon-Go – the people in Southampton are walking around and searching for painted zebras. A few years ago it was rhinos in collaboration with Marwell Zoo. It was such a success that we now have these zebras with sponsored themes.

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Judge Zebra Below Bar – with reference to when Southampton’s Bargate was once a court.

So here are some photos of a few of my favourites – I must confess I did not take the details of all of them – one of the best bloggers for these is on the WP site “I Walk Alone” so seek her out for some lovely walks.

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The Wheels on the Bus Zebra en-route from West Quay shopping centre
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Abbey Road Zebra by Watts Park entrance

Vandals have stolen some of them; one also with a Beatles theme, named Ticket to Ride featuring buses, was found floating along the River Itchen and rescued by a youth sailing team.

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A beautiful Ocean Zebra in St Michael’s Square
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Jigsaw Zebra. You never know who will be dropping by while you are at a Mettricks having coffee in Southampton.
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Sharknado Zebra outside the old town walls at Western Esplanade
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Foxy Zebra in front of Southampton Guildhall

For more zebra photos and an interesting article from a ‘crazy’ tourist who flew to Southampton on a day trip click: here

For an avid walker who seems to be getting them all (though you might need to register on her site) – I Walk Alone – click: here

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30 thoughts on “Zebra Go

  1. Hi SOL. I see you’ve been doing some zebring in the town., I hadn’t realised that Southampton was just like safari in Kenya. I have to say that I love these zebras. They are better than the originals. What do you think ?

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  2. These are as much fun as our pelicans — and ever so clever. I especially like the ocean zebra, and the jigsaw puzzle. The patchwork quilt zebra’s delightful, too. Things like this do brighten an urban landscape, and give so much pleasure. Thanks for sharing them!

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  3. Oh, I love the painted zebras! Such a fantastic alternative to that ridiculous Pokemon Go. We had painted pigs here in Seattle, Washington a few years back. Thank you for the extra links, as well. 🎨

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