Why Were These Dinosaurs Crossing the Thames?
Just a couple of mystery carnivores, out on the town.
Avoid Southwark Bridge. We have an animal containment breach alert. pic.twitter.com/KnUobc6Q3k— George Kyriakos (@KyriakosGeorge) March 27, 2017
Why did the dinosaurs cross the bridge? After two of the large, prehistoric creatures were spotted sauntering over the Thames this past Monday, much of London is searching for the answer to this riddle.
The dinos took their stroll around 4 pm on Monday, “leaving the capital’s tourist and office workers bemused,” writes the Evening Standard. Photos and video footage show the two carnivores easing on down the bridge’s pedestrian sidewalk, tiny arms swinging.
Return of the ice age on the eve of #Brexit 😄 - #dinosaurs crossing #Southwark Bridge on a headhunting trip to the City of #London 😉😂 pic.twitter.com/g3H0mZzIQq— Tatjana Mitevska (@TatjanaMitevska) March 27, 2017
“It is not clear why the dinosaurs were on the bridge” the Southwark News reports—although several commenters suggested some kind of viral marketing campaign, possibly tied to an upcoming museum exhibit.
The most obvious answer to the riddle, of course, is that dinosaurs can do whatever the heck they want. Oh, and also, to get to the other side.
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