What do you think the “strange big black bird” that had “two rings on its legs and a phone-like tracking device manufactured in Columbia” was? Whatever it was it was killed by hunters in Nigeria, it had the following inscription, I assume on one or both of the rings: “9287963- Reseng Meseuom.hom @ Sweden,” and it made the internet.
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But the information is obviously garbled: “Meseuom” looks like it should have been “Museum”, for example.
I’ll keep my eye out for a followup article and will post it here if I find it.
Let’s hope it isn’t Pirsu: