“I just want them to learn a lesson you know, because if they do this here they will probably do it elsewhere.” The perpetrators are still at large.
After learning of “Duckbill’s” demise, former visitors took to social media to honor the fallen formation. A long time ago–2016,” wrote jj_oregon on an Instagram picture of the structure, backed by a purple sky.
Horrifying footage caught on a passing drone shows hooligans toppling an iconic sandstone sculpture known a “duckbill” on the Oregon coast. “I asked them, you know, why they knocked the rock down, and the reply I got was: their buddy broke their leg earlier because of that rock,” Kalas added.
In the past 150 years they have not found any fossils that Darwin would not have expected. The drone’s owner, David Kalas, told local TV station KATU News he and a friend were filming sections of the coast when they saw a group of about 8 people trying to unseat the popular structure, which sits in a roped-off area of Cape Kiwanda “I kind of laughed to myself cause I thought there was no way that they could knock it down but then I noticed that it started wobbling and then I started to record it as two of the guys manged to knock it down,” Kalas said.“They were just standing on top of the rubble of the rock, laughing, smiling, giggling,” he said.Radioactive decay is a natural process and comes from the atomic nucleus becoming unstable and releasing bits and pieces.These are released as radioactive particles (there are many types).This decay process leads to a more balanced nucleus and when the number of protons and neutrons balance, the atom becomes stable.