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When Were Penguins Stolen From the Coney Island Aquarium?

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A penguin heist?! Yes, a penguin heist! The myth of the stolen Coney Island penguins is in fact no myth at all. But when did the black-tie flightless birds get stolen, and how was it discovered they were gone? Watch our series “When Did The Statue of Liberty Turn Green? And Other Questions About NYC” to get answers to your most pressing, and sometimes most puzzling, New York history questions.

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