California Petroglyphs Stolen, Vandalized

Federal authorities investigate theft of and damage to ancient cliff etchings in the Eastern Sierra Mountains.
0:34 | 11/19/12

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The -- 3500 years was on done in just a few short hours ancient engravings. Cut into the walls of the western Sierras in California have been stolen others damaged. All by a well organized band of thieves the location it's a sacred spiritual sight for local native American community. Is known as the volcanic -- The cliff side as tattooed with images of rattlesnakes bighorn sheep hunters with -- -- -- US Bureau of Land Management has and left to hunt down the intruders -- and offering a thousand dollars for any tip that leads to arrest and conviction.

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