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On The Road (Jackalopes) #258962

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 27, 1978
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(Studio) Former buffalo population on eastern Wyoming plains noted; report is on new animal king in area.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Douglas, Wyoming) Details given about jackalope season in Douglas, Wyoming, which is noted to correspond to tourist season. Jackalope reported to be offspring of jack rabbit and antelope; stuffed jackalopes mentioned hanging in Prairie Winds Motel, Waterhole Saloon and at truckstop. Interview with jackalope scholar, professor Roger Welch of University of Nebraska in Lincoln shown. [WELCH - discusses history and nature of jackalopes.] Taxidermist Ralph Herrick mentioned.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

Reporter(s):
Kuralt, Charles;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:03:20

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