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October 04, 2018 - Washington Post

Drunk birds are causing havoc in a Minnesota town. Police say they’ll sober up soon.

Drunk birds are causing havoc in a Minnesota town. Police say they’ll sober up soon.
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“The Gilbert Police Department has received several reports of birds that appear to be ‘under the influence’ flying into windows, cars and acting confused,” Police Chief Ty Techar wrote in a statement Tuesday. 

An early frost meant that berries had fermented earlier than usual, he explained, and birds were eating them and getting drunk.

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