This weekend (Jun. 6-8), folks in Douglas, Wyoming, are celebrating Jackalope Days and honoring their local legend, the jackalope, an elusive, furry creature thats half jackrabbit, half antelope and originates from the area.
Many wild events will take place at the festival, including a demolition derby and pig mud wrestling, but spokesperson Helga Bull says one event is a no-go.
She explains, We wont do jackalope wrestling. The only problem is that they have antlers, which can be hazardous. Its also a feisty, fairly vicious animal. I wouldnt fancy anyones chances against one.
Bull is proud that the ornery animal is a big part of the towns identity, and says residents still get excited when they spot one hopping around.
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