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BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — Police in northwestern Ohio are on the hunt for Bowling Green State University's missing falcon.

School officials say someone made off with a stuffed peregrine falcon from the university's collection of more than 2,400 birds.

The university whose sports teams are known as the Falcons says the bird was taken sometime in the past week or so from the Life Sciences Building on campus.

The school's head of the Department of Biological Sciences says they won't press charges if the bird is returned.

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