Eastland, Texas: Old Rip, Miracle Horned Toad

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Eastland County Courthouse

Address:
108 W. Main St., Eastland, TX
Directions:
Displayed in a ground floor window of the Eastland County Courthouse. On the south side of TX-6/W. Main St. between S. Seaman and S. Lamar Sts. Walk up the steps of the courthouse directly behind the flagpole; Old Rip is displayed in the center window.
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Old Rip the Horned Toad.

Old Rip, Miracle Horned Toad

Is it possible to cheat death, at least for a little while? Scientists say "No!" but an embalmed lizard in Texas, visible through a window, croaks "Yes!"

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [02/07/2021]

Legend of Old Rip.

Eastland, Texas - ToadSpotting: The Legend of Old Rip - Trailer
Old Rip, Miracle Horny Toad:

Todd Kent investigated Eastland's infamous frog that survived 31 years sealed in a building cornerstone. Trailer from his 2006 documentary.

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