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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.

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  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.

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  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.

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  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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