Wanting to bring our nieces to the Children's Transportation Museum today, I did a little hunting on the Net about it. This Jan 2007 article is what I found:
It was the beginning of the end for the Taipei Children's Museum of Transportation and Communications when, in 2004, the museum's ostriches and alligators slipped out of their exhibition pens and wandered the streets of Gongguan.
"The alligators crossed Dingzhou Road and the ostriches were found in an alley," museum director Lee Meng-feng (
"It was an accident," Lee added.Blame game erupts over doomed Taipei museum
Imagine that! Wild animals in the streets! Hilarious!
I guess we'll never know. The museum seems closed...