Outrageous Vandals Destroy 18-Million-Year-Old Rock Formation
— David Kalas (@DavidKalas) August 30, 2016
(WARNING: Video contains graphic language)
An iconic natural rock formation in Oregon was destroyed several weeks ago by a group of vandals.
A video posted to Twitter by David Kalas shows several people knocking over the "duckbill," a sandstone pedestal in Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area that has stood for millions of years.
Kalas told KATU he approached the vandals and asked why they toppled the ancient rock formation.
"I asked them, you know, why they knocked the rock down, and the reply I got was: their buddy broke their leg earlier because of that rock," Kalas said. "They basically told me themselves that it was a safety hazard, and that they did the world or Oregon a favor."
Oregon State Parks wrote on Facebook that the department is investigating the incident: