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OffbeatThis Animal Shelter Wants You to Storm It Instead of Area 51

05:45  21 july  2019
05:45  21 july  2019 Source:   insideedition.com

Half a million people pledge to storm Area 51 to 'see them aliens'

Half a million people pledge to storm Area 51 to 'see them aliens' Nearly half a million believers have declared they're rushing Area 51 to "see them aliens." By late Friday, 496,000 Facebook users RSVPd "yes" in hopes of catching up with their other-worldly friends at the event "Storm Area 51, They Can't Stop All of Us" on Sept. 20 in the Nevada desert. An additional 494,000 users responded that they were interested. require(["inlineoutstreamAd", "c.

One animal shelter is hoping people will be more interested in finding pets instead of aliens.

Before you storm Area 51 , you might want to make a stop in Oklahoma.

This Animal Shelter Wants You to Storm It Instead of Area 51© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. One animal shelter is hoping people will be more interested in finding pets instead of aliens.

One animal shelter is hoping people will be more interested in finding pets instead of aliens.

In light of the recent Facebook page inviting people to storm Area 51 in search of extraterrestrials, the Oklahoma City Animal Welfare shelter invited fur-loving friends to find a best friend.

"Adoption isn't that far out of this world!" the shelter wrote on its Facebook page Friday.

The shelter shared photos of cute dogs in tin-foil hats, to protect against the aliens, of course.

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The Air Force has heard about the plan for 1 million people to 'storm' Area 51 — and it 'stands ready'

The Air Force has heard about the plan for 1 million people to 'storm' Area 51 — and it 'stands ready' Over 1 million people have responded to a Facebook event to "storm" Area 51 in Nevada. The air force base has been associated with conspiracy theories, especially those pertaining to UFOs.

One animal shelter is hoping people will be more interested in finding pets instead of aliens. In light of the recent Facebook page inviting people to storm Area 51 in search of extraterrestrials, the Oklahoma City Animal Welfare shelter invited fur-loving friends to find a best friend.

One animal shelter is hoping people will be more interested in finding pets instead of aliens. In light of the recent Facebook page inviting people to storm Area 51 in search of extraterrestrials, the Oklahoma City Animal Welfare shelter invited fur-loving friends to find a best friend.

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Area 51 is the top-secret Air Force facility long associated in the public mind with extra-terrestrials and UFOs. It lies deep in the desert 150 miles from Las Vegas. It's lined with signs warning the curious to keep out.

Last month, a college student launched a Facebook page he called “Storm Area 51.”

“Let's see them aliens,” it says. “They can't stop all of us.” Though 3 million people signed up, the creator said it was all a joke.

More than 6 million companion animals enter shelters in the U.S. every year, according to the ASPCA. About 1.5 million shelter animals are put down, and about 3.2 million are adopted.

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