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Foreign tourists arrested for making off with fossils (Canada)
August 05, 2011 06:44PM
Czech hikers try to flee with world-famous B.C. Burgess Shale fossils
One man jumps into frigid B.C. river in attempt to escape capture
By Clara Ho, Calgary Herald August 5, 2011

CALGARY — Two visitors from the Czech Republic were arrested after reportedly making off with six slabs of rock from the Burgess Shale fossil site in B.C.'s Yoho National Park — but not before a daylong manhunt that included an attempted escape by jumping into the Kicking Horse River.

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