Find out what happened, where, when and to whom, as well as which was first, throughout the Brisbane region. Do you know that a circus tiger roamed down George Street, presumably in search of food! Throughout the past – and not just the natural world – fact can be stranger than fiction. snow once fell in the city streets; a whale was caught off Sandgate: cobra’s riddled the hulls of river boats; and snow once fell on the City streets. 158 pages.