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Bellagio resumes Vegas Strip fountain show after rare loon from the north rescued and relocated

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A visit from a rare, fine-feathered tourist on the Las Vegas Strip interrupted a hotel-casino’s prominent water show before wildlife biologists captured the yellow-billed loon and relocated it unharmed. Officials with the Nevada Department of Wildlife say the bird was taken to an unspecified remote location Wednesday and they expect it soon to resume its migratory trek north. The Bellagio hotel-casino said in a social media post Tuesday that it had paused its choreographed fountain show to work with state wildlife officials to rescue the bird. The National Park Service says the international species of concern is considered one of the 10 rarest birds that regularly breed on the mainland U.S.

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