White Pelican Needs Communities Help

White Pelican Needs Communities Help


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White Pelican Needs Communities Help
Old 03-22-2018, 03:13 PM
prichards prichards is offline
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Default White Pelican Needs Communities Help

On Wednesday March 21st I saw a white pelican with fishing line wrapped around its neck and bill which means the pelican cannot eat or clean itself. I contacted Florida Wildlife Commission and they connected me to Anita with Wild Birds Rehab Center out of Weirsdale. Anita came to my home in hopes that the pelican was still near the pond but the pelican was no longer there. I am asking our community to keep your eyes open to this white pelican that cannot help himself. The more the eyes, the better! If you do locate the pelican please contact Anita at 352-229-4477. Anita stated that she has been trying to capture the pelican now for a week and our time is running out due to his inability to eat. Thank you for reading and supporting this white pelican which I have named Hercules. I thought the name appropriate and hope he stays strong till we can get him help.

Many Thanks

Old 03-22-2018, 03:16 PM
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Rapscallion St Croix Rapscallion St Croix is offline
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Where was it last spotted?
Mondays....Hell of a way to spend 1//7 of your life.
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Old 03-22-2018, 04:53 PM
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Yesterday at the fishing pond off Canal Street, at Canal and Odell
Old 03-23-2018, 11:30 AM
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Please keep us posted. I'm on the lookout.
Old 03-23-2018, 11:46 AM
Sgroemm Sgroemm is offline
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On the look out. Shared on Facebook to enlist more help!
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