posted on Jun, 10 2010 @ 06:48 AM
I saw this and thought I would share
Rescuers call caring for oiled wildlife the right thing to do, even if critics say it's futile
FORT JACKSON, La. (AP) — Inside a warehouse-turned-refugee encampment for animals soaked with oil, rescue teams wash acrid goo from the matted
feathers of brown pelicans and other seabirds and try to nurse them to health.
Wildlife rescue organizations have carried out this mercy mission after many oil spills in recent decades, hoping to save as many creatures as
possible. Of all the efforts by all the workers and volunteers responding now to the nation's worst offshore spill, the attempts to cleanse these
animals and set them free tug hardest on the heartstrings.Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
They are cleaning and then holding them in a warehouse for two weeks the flying them to Tampa. I wonder how long they will be able to use Tampa as a
As for the critics, They can shut the hell up.
To me cleaning the birds is At least a responsibility issue.
[edit on 10-6-2010 by LDragonFire]