Boulder open space rangers find prairie dog art installation stolen out of Superior

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Jun. 10—Boulder open space rangers stumbled upon a large prairie dog sculpture that had been stolen from Superior and then left on open space land off of Flagstaff Road.

In a post on Instagram, Boulder open space officials said a ranger on Sunday saw an object on Crown Rock. Upon further inspection, it turned out to be a large prairie dog public art display that had been stolen from Superior over the Memorial Day weekend.

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Rangers were able to get the prairie dog down and transport the piece of art back to Superior, according to the post.

The Boulder County Sheriff's Office said a deputy is investigating the theft.

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