Animal shelter encourages Area 51 fans to "storm our shelter"

Clay Curtis
July 21, 2019

Just think if even half of the 1.7 million people who said they were going to the raid Area 51 event chose to hit up a local animal shelter, there would be so many empty shelters in this country.

"I've never seen an alien myself", Petterson said.

To entice potential adopters, the Facebook post shows an array of cute animals with their noses up towards the camera wearing tinfoil hats, in reference to urban legends of tinfoil blocking Alien signals.

The Air Force warns against attempting to visit Area 51 because it is an open training range for armed forces.

When Matty Roberts initiated the plans to storm Area 51, he couldn't have been more clear that he was joking.

The base has been a testing ground for a host of top-secret aircraft, including the U-2 in the 1950s and later the B-2 stealth bomber.

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But the Air Force isn't seeing the amusing side.

Now the event has close to 3 million people who say they will attend, and more than 8.9 million people have viewed it.

TMZ reports that Nevada law enforcement agencies are briefed and ready to respond to any attempted raid on the U.S. Air Force base.

Most, but not all, knew the desert congregation scheduled for September 20 was in jest, as the page included instructions such as "If we naruto run, we can move faster than their bullets".

"I posted it on, like, June 27, and it was kind of a joke", Roberts told CBS affiliate KLAS. And then it waited for like three days, like 40 people, and then it just completely took off, out of nowhere. Storm Area 51 Event Training Video Goes Viral, Funny Clip Shows People Practicing How to Rescue Aliens. It's entirely satirical though, and most people seem to understand that.

"So I have to see what the information is, but if it's something I could declassify, I would love to do that", Yang told CBS News. Yet, it is in the news right now, and it all started as a joke! "I just thought it would be amusing and get me some thumbsy uppies on the internet". "I'm a huge fan of transparency and anything that isn't going to do the public harm, so if I become privy to any information about aliens or Area 51 or anything that I am able to share, I will share it".

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