DAVIDSONVILLE, Md. — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Fee is working to find out what prices is likely to be applicable to convey in opposition to a Maryland man who was videotaped tackling a federally protected pelican.
The Baltimore Solar reviews that Hunter Hardesty, of Davidsonville, posted a video of the obvious assault on-line on Thursday.
Fee officer and spokesman Bobby Dube says Hardesty enticed the pelican after which jumped on it. He says authorities at the moment are contemplating doable animal cruelty prices.
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The video exhibits Hardesty leaning over the water close to the sting of a harbour that’s geotagged to the Florida Keys. It then exhibits him leaping into the harbour and touchdown on high of the pelican, launching a scuffle punctuated by the laughter of onlookers.
The chook then slaps Hardesty throughout the face with its beak and flees.