King Kong monkeys around in Dodger Stadium

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Earthquakes, mud slides and wildfires are almost as routine as the change of seasons in the City of Angels.

But what appeared to be another catastrophe at Dodger Stadium Tuesday morning (see photo) was a publicity stunt by Universal Studios Hollywood to promote the new King Kong attraction that opens in early July.

The giant ape footprints that begin near home plate and disappear behind center field are part of a series of attention-grabbing events to promote the idea that Kong escaped the fire that destroyed parts of the backlot at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2008.

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