Wimbledon's Stolen Hawk, Rufus, Found Safe And Well

Rufus, the Wimbledon hawk stolen by thieves during the first week of the tennis tournament, has been found safe and well, police in London said late Sunday.

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  • Bird Snatchers Return Wimbledon’s Pigeon-Scaring Hawk
    It seems that the Wimbledon pigeon-scaring hawk was recently stolen by an animal-rights and/or pigeon lover ... Falconer Wayne Davies said: “It would be a bizarre reason to have taken Rufus, but that is what the police have told me.
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  • Have you seen him? Wimbledon's Rufus the hawk still missing
    Harris Hawk Rufus, who deters pigeons from the All England Club, was stolen along with his cage overnight between Thursday and Friday. Detectives are investigating the theft and have appealed for help from members of the public to find the missing bird.
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  • Tennis-Wimbledon's pigeon-scaring hawk stolen
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