ESPN College GameDay host Chris Fowler tweeted today that the Oregon Duck mascot head came loose while the Duck was skydiving and was apparently missing. The head was later recovered about a mile from where the Duck landed.
BREAKING NEWS: ORE Duck head has been recovered. In one piece.A good samaritan happened upon it and returned it. Crisis averted.
— Chris Fowler (@cbfowler) November 17, 2012
— Craig Pintens (@UOPintens) November 17, 2012
Here’s some video from ESPN:
The jokes started coming in almost as quickly as the news.
That missing Oregon Duck head is going to end up on Lane Kiffin’s wall.
— Adam Kramer (@KegsnEggs) November 16, 2012
— David Schwartz (@ksbugeater) November 16, 2012
Theft blamed on rogue student manager. RT @kegsneggs That missing Oregon Duck head is going to end up on Lane Kiffin’s wall.
— Dexter Fishmore (@dexterfishmore) November 16, 2012
Checking ebay for “Oregon Duck mascot head”….
— Kevin McGuire (@KevinOnCFB) November 16, 2012
The idea that the Oregon Duck head would be involved in skydiving is the most Oregon thing ever.Sure they have a backup. #goducks
— skywaker9 (@skywaker9) November 16, 2012
I thought Ducks could fly. MT @cbfowler: “The Oregon Duck head is missing. While skydiving today, it came loose & plummeted to earth.”
— Dave Polaski (@DavePolaski) November 16, 2012
Puddles the Oregon Duck is missing its head?! It went missing while skydiving and fell to earth?! Search ongoing?! Best.news.story.ever.
— Anne Epstein (@annie_epstein) November 17, 2012
The head was recovered about a mile from where The Duck landed.
— KEZI 9 NEWS (@KEZI9) November 17, 2012