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Scouts' honor? Men wreck ancient rock formation

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  • Scout leaders record themselves toppling over rock formation that was millions of years old
  • Men said they were worrying 'goblin' was going to fall
men knock over ancient rock formations at Goblin Valley State Park

A group of Boy Scout leaders destroyed part of a famous tourist attraction and recorded themselves doing it.

The three men knocked over a rock formation known as a "goblin" at Utah's Goblin Valley State Park.

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The men later claimed the goblin that was millions of years old looked like it was ready to fall and could have hurt someone.

"It's all about saving lives here at Goblin Valley," one of the men is heard saying on video.

Authorities aren't buying the men's claims, and they say there will be consequences.

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