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  1. Barn owl halts removal of 41-foot nutcracker in Oregon parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | SFGate

    A 41-foot, 18,000-pound, coconut-crushing stable home that workers were planning to dismantle with a 10-ton crane. The massive wooden nutcracker erected in River Forks Park couldn't be removed Tuesday because the owls are a federally protected species, the Roseburg News -Review reported.


  2. Oregon may drop wolves from endangered listRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | SFGate

    Wolves continued to grow in numbers and spread across Oregon in 2014, while livestock attack cases were down, a new report says. The report released Tuesday by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will be a key document as the commission considers taking wolves off the state endangered species list in coming months.


  3. Another wandering wolf arrives in southwest OregonRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | SFGate

    This Jan. 5, 2015 remote camera photo provided by the Oregon Department of Fish and Widllfie shows a wolf in the timberlands west of Keno, Ore. Biologists say the wolf was spotted in an area once frequented by Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, before he established a pack on the nearby Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest.


  4. Oregon festival's giant nutcracker: 41 Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | SFGate

    Sponsors of the annual holiday festival near Roseburg have commissioned a whopper of a centerpiece - a wooden nutcracker intended to stand 41 feet tall, weigh more than 16,000 pounds and work its jaw with enough force to crush coconuts. The statue was created by a Willamette Valley woodworker using chain saws, The News-Review reported.


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