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The Overtoun Bridge is an arch bridge located near Milton, Dumbarton, Scotland which was built in 1859 and has become famous for the number of unexplained instances in which dogs have apparently committed suicide by leaping off of it.
The incidents were first recorded around the 1950's or 1960's when it was noticed that dogs - usually the long-nosed variety like Collies - would suddenly and unexpectedly leap off the bridge and fall fifty feet to their deaths. In some cases, however, the dogs would survive, recuperate, and then leap off the bridge again.
The locals have a name for these dogs: second-timers. What makes this tragic mystery even more mysterious is that many of the dogs that jump from Overton Bridge jump from the same side and from almost the same spot: between the final two parapets on the right-hand side of the bridge.
originally posted by: jaxnmarko
a reply to: Puppylove
When I think or the words, Above Top Secret, pets are not what comes to mind. What's next? A sewing and quilting forum? Yes, I have loved my pets dearly but surely there are other forums for this? Aliens, Secret Weapons, Conspiracies, Paranormal, dachshunds? Survival, Philosophy/Religion, Physics, and parakeets? What is happening to this site?