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Penn State Begins Crow Relocation Program

The CDT reported on the crow relocation program in today’s paper. It reminded me of a certain movie… have I mentioned I’m a big Bill Murray fan?

Check it out after the jump.

When I read this quote,

UNIVERSITY PARK — As spiraling trails of orange fire punctured Thursday night’s sky, a frightened flock of southbound crows sparked quips about droppings from passers-by.

Penn State maintenance worker Brian Grubb, of Rebersburg, shoots a pyrotechnic called a “bird banger” on Thursday to scare off crows. The crows— noted for frequent droppings— have been a nuisance on campus.

BOOM. The blasts and high-pitched squealing of 102 small fireworks and the faint smell of gunpowder resonated like the Fourth of July — a sound uncanny in the middle of November.

“Keep your head down and your mouth closed,” advised Pam McCauley, a Penn State janitor.

I couldn’t help but be reminded of this…

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