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Air Force's falcon mascot injured during trip to West Point

Air Force's falcon mascot injured during trip to West Point
Published On: Sun, Nov 04
Oct 11, 2014; West Point, NY, USA; Army Black Knights players line up for the West Point alma mater after losing to the Rice Owls at Michie Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports

A 22-year-old falcon mascot of the Air Force Academy was injured during the football team's trip to New York to face Army this weekend.

The Colorado Springs Gazette reported that Aurora, a well-known school mascot for over two decades, suffered an injury to both wings when she was abducted by West Point cadets in a prank gone wrong.

The injury could require the bird to be euthanized because of its age, Air Force sources told the newspaper.

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