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Wed Jun 16, 2021, 06:37 AM

3. LA Times (1992)

Linda Evans has nursed back to health many brown pelicans who have been intentionally burned, strangled and mutilated. But she has never been as shaken by an act of cruelty as she was on the morning of March 26, when she received a call reporting that a young pelican had been crucified alive on a light pole.

I was horrified. Its a feeling that comes from an act so ugly and awful you cant even describe what goes on inside you, said Evans, who runs the Pacific Wildlife Center, a Laguna Niguel sea bird rescue center. I dont understand how someone can do that to a living thing.

Ten years after nearly two dozen pelicans were found with their beaks hacked off in Dana Point Harbor, the mutilations have resumed--this time along the entire Southern California coastline.

From Santa Barbara to San Diego, authorities say that over the past six months they have received roughly 30 reports of serious atrocities involving the federally protected species, including:


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