Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Pelican, blown off course by hurricane, is a mess after six month stay at Nova Scotia strip club.

Hurricane-battered pelican travels 1,500 miles to roost in NC :: WRAL.com:

The brown pelican, which rescuers think is from Florida, came across the hurricane somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean in September, and was whirled north to Nova Scotia ... Dehydrated and emaciated, the bird flapped his way to Halifax, where he landed on the roof of a gentlemen's club.

The club was Ralph's Place and the pelican became known as Ralph.

Ralph arrived in North Carolina Tuesday, where he'll recuperate at the Outer Banks Wildlife Shelter in Newport. He's grown accustomed to being around humans and will need to have his muscles re-conditioned before he's released into the wild ...
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