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Missing: Six Elephant Statues From Dana Point

From the Dana Point Patch:

Six life-sized painted baby elephant statues on public display in Dana Point went missing overnight…Elephant Parade organizers announced Tuesday morning.

Seriously? How does one steal six elephant statues from the streets of Dana Point? And why? We demand answers!

Elephant Parade Coming to Dana Point

Residents and visitors to Dana Point are used to seeing large mammals around town. Whale watching tours are big business here. But for a limited time, Dana Point will play host to a herd of large land mammals. An Elephant Parade has come to town. The Elephant Parade is a fundraiser to help save the [...]