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A crowd gathers at the Ranger Station at Phantom Ranch and Bright Angel Campground at the bottom of the Grand Canyon for the annual scorpion drop on New Year’s Eve. (Photo/Brandon McKenney)

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Grand Canyon rings in 2019 at Phantom Ranch with scorpion drop

For an entire year, a stuffed scorpion measuring about a foot in length sat on a shelf in the ranger station.