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'This is the worst year': Black vultures harass Pa. homes

Flocks of black vultures are roosting on roofs and in trees in Marietta, Pennsylvania, causing damage to homes and property and generally harassing residents

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Cleveland corrects location of John Heisman landmark

After over 40 years, Cleveland has granted landmark status to the correct birthplace of the namesake of college football’s most prestigious player award

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New phallus sculpture appears in Bavarian mountains

German news agency dpa reports that just days after a large phallus sculpture mysteriously disappeared from a Bavarian mountainside, a similar wooden carving has appeared in its place

Athletes say they removed Utah monolith, legal case unclear
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Athletes say they removed Utah monolith, legal case unclear

A gleaming monolith found deep in the Utah desert was striking, a mysterious beacon that immediately captured the attention of a world grappling with a punishing pandemic casting a pall over the holiday season

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Baby goat missing from old 'Big Fish' movie set in Alabama

The owners of an outdoor recreation destination in Alabama fear a days-old baby goat has been stolen from a free-ranging herd near a former movie set and tourist attraction

Polish zoo captures rare mouse-deer birth on video
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Polish zoo captures rare mouse-deer birth on video

A zoo in Poland claims it's the first to have captured on video the birth of a rare Philippine mouse-deer, and everyone is hoping it's a male so it can help the endangered species breed

Disappearance of Utah monolith won't prompt major probe
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Disappearance of Utah monolith won't prompt major probe

Police won’t be opening a major investigation into the disappearance of a mysterious silver-colored monolith that generated international attention and a mess when curious visitors made their way to the site of the discovery in the Utah desert

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German police probe mystery of missing giant phallus statue

Police in Germany have opened an investigation into the disappearance of a large wooden sculpture of a phallus from a mountainside where it appeared without explanation several years ago

Mysterious silver monolith disappears from Utah desert
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Mysterious silver monolith disappears from Utah desert

A mysterious silver monolith that was illegally placed in the Utah desert has disappeared less than 10 days after it was spotted by state wildlife biologists performing a helicopter survey of bighorn sheep

Brief buzz: Danish Mayfly named 2021 insect of the year
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Brief buzz: Danish Mayfly named 2021 insect of the year

The Danish Mayfly has been selected by a German entomological society as the Insect of the Year for 2021, but won’t have long to celebrate its 15 minutes of fame