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Joggers Slow Down To Help Squirrels -- April Fool's Day, 1993
Cologne radio station Westdeutsche Rundfunk announced that city officals had decreed that joggers could only run at a maximum speed of six miles per hour through the city's parks. Any faster, it was said, and they would inconvenience the squirrels who were in the middle of their mating season.

April Fool Categories: Animals, Sports, Radio, Germany, 1993, Stupid Laws.
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