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February 7, 2014 7:00 PM

Brigitte Bowers: UC Merced calls out falcon to help clean up the skies

On the morning of Jan. 30, Sonic didn’t make weight. Like any other athlete, the Barbary falcon doesn’t perform at his best if he’s overweight, and that was the situation falconer George Pena, Sonic’s handler, had to contend with on that grey, drab morning.

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