The abdomen of the "Gaea" beaver statue was vandalized with black paint Tuesday night. Pioneer Photo/Eric Stromgren
UPDATED: 'Gaea' sculpture vandalized Tuesday night
"Gaea," the controversial beaver sculpture, was vandalized Tuesday night, but quickly cleaned up and returned to normal.
The Bemidji Police Department received an anonymous phone call at 11:12 p.m. saying that the sculpture had been defaced with black spray paint.
The spray paint covered what artist Deborah A. Davis has said are the hands of a praying woman.
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