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Photo: The new Florida keys

Photo: AP/Wilfredo Lee

A grand piano has mysteriously appeared on a sandbar about a half mile from shore in Miami’s Biscayne Bay. Exactly how or why someone would haul a 650-pound piano out there is not known. Biscayne Bay is where salt water from the sea mixes with freshwater from the land, serving as a nursery to young marine life. Dumping anything in that area is illegal and violators are subject to arrest.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has no plans to remove the piano. Having decided that it poses no threat to wildlife or boaters, they will let the salty sea water and air do what they will with the instrument.

If you had the chance to tickle its keys, which song would you play?

UPDATED | Thursday, Jan. 27

Mystery solved, and you can read about it here. But the answer is not as interesting as the question.

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