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Over the years, Orchard had responded to numerous reports of theft in the park. “When I first went to Christmas Island in the early ’90s, the army came over to do some training on the island. They had just been issued with new Steyr rifles with these plastic butts”, Orchard explained.

“I got a call from the commanding officer who said someone had been out there and stolen one of their rifles”. The culprit?

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