Monday, March 1, 2010

Joey on Palm Beach social scene

It turns out that Joey the Kangaroo lived with a very prominent Palm Beach family - Mr. and Mrs. Walter Brooks III - with their two children, a poodle and two rabbits.

One day, unknown to the Brooks family, Joey got out of the yard and hopped several blocks away to the oceanfront Coral Beach club where a cocktail party was underway.

Palm Beach cops found Joey hopping down County Road.

Joey used to ride in the frontseat of Mrs. Brooks Thunderbird.

All this celebrity led to a big fight between the town and Brooks family.

Wonder how the town feels about Koalas?

Need to find out more about Joey.

1 comment:

  1. Here is the article from Life Magazine April 3 1964....