Yesterday news broke that Big Bird was stolen from the Sesame Street Circus Spectacular at Bonython Park.

Public outrage and confusion as to why someone would do this, have been overwhelming.

Worth a handsome sum of $160,000, Big Bird is an integral part of the Sesame Street crew as he meets and greets all the excited children attending the show.

After speaking to Keith Brown this morning, the Director of the Sesame Street Circus, he revealed that the thief broke the lock into where Big Bird was safely stored and also stole some electrical equipment. There have been no new leads as of yet.

There have been false advertisements on Facebook Marketplace, but the real Big Bird has not been located yet.

Erin & Soda are offering a $1000 REWARD for the safe return of Big Bird!*

We are VERY serious about this. This is not a joke and we honestly want Big Bird to be safely returned.


We are pleading with the public to please return Big Bird safe. You can return him to Mix102.3 studios at 201 Tynte Street, North Adelaide SA 5006.

If you have any information regarding Big Bird please call Erin & Soda on 83001023, email or message us on Facebook or Instagram.

Or contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at – you can remain anonymous.

*Terms & Conditions apply.

Listen to Erin & Soda’s chat with Keith below

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