© 2022 KWIT

4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106

Business: 712-274-6406
Studio: 1-800-251-3690

Email: info@kwit.org
A Station for Everyone
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

A pelican in Naples, Fla., tried to digest a sheepshead fish for dinner

NOEL KING, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Noel King. A pelican in Naples, Fla., tried to digest a very big fish for dinner. Rescuers with the Conservancy of Southwest Florida came across the pelican and saw it was having trouble breathing. They knew it really needed help because it didn't fly away as their boat approached. An exam later showed an oversized fish skeleton lodged in the pelican's esophagus. That bird's eyes were literally bigger than its stomach. And by the way, it is doing fine. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.