Petrified dog dubbed "Stuckie" in naming contest

A popular exhibit at Waycross, GA's Southern Forest World, a dog that died and became petrified while stuck in a hollow tree, finally has a name. The museum conducted a contest in which anyone could suggest a name for the dog. The winning entry -- "Stuckie" -- was submitted by petrified dog fans in Florida. Stuckie was discovered inside a tree near the Alabama-Georgia state line in the early 1980s by loggers and donated to the museum. The museum surmised "Stuckie" had been hunting in the 1960s and chased a critter up into the tree, where he became wedged and eerily preserved.


Southern Forest World Museum and Environmental Center

1440 N. Augusta Ave., Waycross, GA
Southern Forest World Museum and Environmental Center. On the east side of N. Augusta Ave. just south of Cherokee St.
T-Sa 9-2 (Call to verify)
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