Pink Flamingos Are 'Bees Knees' In Madison, Wisc.
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne with news this morning of an official bird from Madison, Wisconsin.
In a 15-4 vote, the city council this week chose the plastic flamingo. The move honors a 30-year-old prank where University of Wisconsin students planted over 1,000 of the pink plastic birds outside the dean's office. One alderman, who also happens to be a graduate of the university, said the new city bird ensures the event is captured in our imaginations forever.
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