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The 7 top social media jokes about the Packard Plant's tiger shoot

Posted By on Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 4:16 PM

Talk about lighting up social networking! The magic combination of a tiger, the Packard Plant, and a weed trimmer was enough to set Facebook and Twitter on their head today. Here is our entirely unscientific collection of some of the best posts riffing on today's weirdness.

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