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Old 14 February 2012, 06:55 PM
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Whalephant Daisylegs Gang Strikes Again

Men accused of ice sculpture head theft

Police in Massachusetts said they arrested two men accused of stealing the head from an ice sculpture of a dragon.

http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2012/02/...3681329235921/
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Old 23 March 2012, 04:03 AM
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Icon215 'High five' costs Jesus statue its hand (again)

Officials at Whitefish Mountain Resort think an overzealous high-five might have been what separated a hand from a nearly 60-year-old statue of Jesus.

http://www.azcentral.com/offbeat/art...and-again.html
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Old 28 March 2012, 06:40 AM
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Reading "Lorax" statue stolen from California home of Dr. Seuss

A 300-pound bronze statue of the Lorax, a character from the Dr. Seuss book and hit movie of the same name, has been stolen from the late author's San Diego estate.

http://news.yahoo.com/lorax-statue-s...014820490.html
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Old 22 May 2012, 07:58 PM
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Pig Family hopes stolen swine statue is returned

A life-size swine statue has disappeared in the city once dubbed "Porkopolis," and its owners are hoping the thief will have a change of heart and return their beloved concrete pig.

http://news.yahoo.com/ohio-family-ho...112411282.html
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Old 12 June 2012, 07:03 PM
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Sheep The Android Head of Philip K. Dick

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In 2005, David Hanson left Philip K. Dick’s head on a plane. Hanson, a roboticist, was en route to Google to present his team’s project— a painstakingly crafted android replication of the author, who died in 1982—when he changed planes and left behind a duffel bag. The robot’s head surfaced at a couple of airports around the American West before disappearing in Washington state, never to be found again.
http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/b..._forever_.html
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Cow “Cow ards, how'd they moo ve it?”: Smith Bros. cow goes missing

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Bessie the cow, who can usually be found perched on top of the Smith Brothers Farms sign, has gone missing.
http://auburn.komonews.com/news/busi...w-goes-missing
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Icon102 Reward offered for Montana truck stop dinosaur

The folks at Hi-Noon Petroleum in Montana have a new way to turn a dinosaur into gasoline.

They're offering a $250 gas card for information leading to the safe return of Dino, a 12-foot-long fiberglass Sinclair dinosaur that disappeared June 21 from the Crossroads Travel Center west of Missoula.

http://news.yahoo.com/reward-offered...170922290.html
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Alligator Man beat up, has wooden gator stolen

A central Pennsylvania man is jailed on charges that he walked into an unlocked mobile home and beat up the resident before stealing the man's wooden alligator.

http://www.azcentral.com/offbeat/art...or-stolen.html
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Pig Police on trail of pilfered pig sculpture

Police on the lookout for a plump pig sculpture that was pilfered from a Detroit suburb are getting closer to finding the missing swine.

http://www.azcentral.com/offbeat/art...sculpture.html
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Baseball Wally the Green Monster stolen from Red Sox

Boston police are in hot pursuit of Wally the Green Monster after the beloved Red Sox mascot was absconded by a brazen thief.

http://www.bostonherald.com/news/reg...eid=1061149033
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Icon07 Virgin Mary statue's head replaced with gnome

Someone decapitated Darlene Fraga's statue of the Virgin Mary on July 11 and replaced the head with a garden gnome.

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Boston police are in hot pursuit of Wally the Green Monster after the beloved Red Sox mascot was absconded by a brazen thief.
The story has been updated since it appeared. Wally is safely back where he belongs.

http://www.bostonherald.com/news/reg...eid=1061149033

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Icon605 Man seeks return of stolen lawn flamingos

A Massachusetts man said he is hoping for the return of his 39 lawn flamingos and he turned a ransom note over to police.

http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2012/09/...5881346953053/
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Vanishing Giant golf ball stolen from roadside

Police in Chicago said a 3-foot molded plastic golf ball was stolen from a North Michigan Avenue exhibit promoting the Ryder Cup golf tournament.

http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2012/09/...9581348597097/
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Police 'Crime reducing' cardboard policeman is stolen

A cardboard policeman used as a crime prevention aid has been stolen from a supermarket.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/news...is-stolen.html
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Old 27 November 2012, 11:48 PM
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Cow

http://www.fridayharbornow.com/cowpig.htm

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1/24/12: No joke! San Juan Islands famous duo, Cow & Pig were apparently stolen around 2:00am on Saturday, November 24th from their Roche Harbor Road home. Cow & Pig have been entertaining islanders for years with their cute and cooky antics.
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Vanishing Gorilla statue vanishes from Orlando hotel

A gorilla statue valued at $5,000 was stolen from a poolside tiki bar in Florida, police said.

http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2012/12/...1261354387863/
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Pig Stolen pig statue recovered in Texas

Police in Temple, Texas, say they have recovered a bronze pig statue that was stolen from a town park.

http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2013/01/...2421359669881/
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Icon19 Statues moved from California yards

Police in California said they are seeking the owners of garden statues apparently taken from yards and placed on a lawn as a prank.

http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2013/04/...0941365098708/
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China

An Irish National Museum official says four rhinoceros heads stolen from a museum warehouse are probably headed to the Chinese medicine trade.

http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2013/04/...6171366435594/
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