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Feb 17, 2014; Krasnaya Polyana, RUSSIA; a family of stray dogs nested outside the security entrance at the Gorki Press Center during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games . (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports)

Stray dogs are a problem in Sochi, though apparently a rapidly declining one. Still, even though Olympic organizers and other Russians, including a billionaire, are trying to reduce the number of strays in and around Olympic sites, a few are going to sneak through.

Case in point: this chipper fellow, who decided to welcome cross-country skiers to Sochi with a little rallying bark:

 Hey, little guy, a tip: you really don't want to be calling attention to yourself right now. You guys are in more danger than turkeys at Thanksgiving. Hide in those woods for a couple weeks and you'll be good.

[Via The Big Lead]


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