The Therapy Sessions
Tuesday, July 13, 2004
Sometimes you just have to let evolution take its course:
Pelicans mistake Arizona asphalt for lakes
PHOENIX, Arizona (AP) -- More than 30 endangered brown pelicans have crashed onto sidewalks and roads in Arizona, mistaking the heat-induced shimmer of the paved surface for lakes and creeks.
"They try to land on the water, but it's asphalt and it's 'Bam! That doesn't feel so good,"' said Sandy Cate, director of the Arizona Game and Fish Department's wildlife center at Adobe Mountain in north Phoenix.
Quick! Somebody find a way for the government to solve this problem.