Cannes Hotel Unleashes Hawks To Control Thieving Seagulls Movie stars flock to the south of France for the Cannes Film Festival. Flocks of seagulls are known to snatch food off the plates of the stars. Hawks will now trace menacing circles over the hotel.
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Cannes Hotel Unleashes Hawks To Control Thieving Seagulls

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Cannes Hotel Unleashes Hawks To Control Thieving Seagulls

Cannes Hotel Unleashes Hawks To Control Thieving Seagulls

Cannes Hotel Unleashes Hawks To Control Thieving Seagulls

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Movie stars flock to the south of France for the Cannes Film Festival. Flocks of seagulls are known to snatch food off the plates of the stars. Hawks will now trace menacing circles over the hotel.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. Each year, movie stars and industry players flock to the south of France for the Cannes Film Festival. But the crowds also include seagulls. They're known to land on tables and snatch off the plates of the stars, so one hotel has brought in the big guns - hawks. These birds of prey trace menacing circles over thieving seagulls ready to attack. In Cannes, said one hawk trainer, if a drink spills on a dress, it's all over. It's MORNING EDITION.

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