fed him Ensure and Pedialyte. Soon he began solid
food, smelt. In the fish she put an antibiotic for his
strong young pelican, he soon began to show signs
of wanting to be free.
morning, an overcast August 24, he got his wish
at Goleta Beach.
pure chance that day, the Santa Barbara Fire Department
was holding an offshore search and rescue practice.
their help wasn't needed as the young pelican flew
free again — hopefully, much warier of fisherpeople.