Animals: Red Stork

Waving red flags in the streets of Batak, Bulgaria, last week, a group of Communists were routed by the local police. Thereupon they snatched a stork from a good citizen's rooftree, colored it red like their flags, set it free.

Wily indeed were the Communists of Batak. Throughout Central Europe this superstition prevails: that the house upon which a stork rests is bound to be a happy home. Fearful of Batak's wrath should they shoot the stork, policemen chased it up & down the streets. When they drew near, it flapped quickly to...

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