Portugal: Storks in league with Squirrel King knock out electrical power

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LISBON, Portugal (Reuters) - A stork's nest
tangled in power lines is thought to have plunged
Lisbon and the southern half of Portugal into
darkness, a National Grid spokesman said on

. . .

Lisbon and most of southern Portugal were without
mains electricity for about one hour late Tuesday
in the country's most extensive blackout for some
20 years.


-- spider (spider0@usa.net), May 11, 2000

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