After Big Bird was stolen from the Sesame Street Circus on Monday, he has finally been returned safe and sound.

He was found back at the Sesame Street Circus at Bonython Park just before 5:00am this morning.

Source: SAPOL

Peter Caldicott posted a photo on Twitter announcing that Big Big has been found and “a witness saw two people running away from the scene.”

SA Police were called to Port Road after two males were spotted wearing dark clothing and carrying the assumed stolen costume.

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The costume was dumped by an electricity box with a not placed in his beak saying,

“We are so sorry!!! We had no idea what we were doing, or what our actions would cause.

We were just having a rough time and were trying to cheer ourselves up.

We had a great time with Mr Bird, he’s a great guy and no harm come to our friend. sorry to be such a big birden!

Sincerely, THE BIG BIRD BANDITS (2 of us).”

Source: SAPOL

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Apparently, his feathers were a little ruffled, but he is still in good shape after being missing for the 3-days.