Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

swanswan

Rescue Workers Help Swan Back to Water After Hurricane Sandy

Like us on Facebook:
The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new Ecorazzi

Had enough bad news after Sandy? How about an animal rescue story to cheer you up?

On Tuesday afternoon as Montrose, NY residents emerged from their houses to check out the damage to their community, they noticed a single swan sitting in the middle of the street. Hardly usual behavior for a swan.

People gathered around wondering if the large bird was injured, lost or just exhausted from the high winds the previous day. Thankfully, a rescue truck appeared down the street and one resident ran over to them to ask them what could be done about the bird. The emergency workers called animal rescue who then showed up in 10 minutes.

Realtor Gary Burchik told us about the rescue, “Their main concern was it was at the end of our cul-de-sac and couldn’t fly over the tops of houses or fences to get back to the park behind the houses.”

Using two big white sheets, animal rescue workers guided the swan back towards the George’s Island Park boat launch. After a detour into a neighbor’s yard and then thwarted again by a fallen tree, the group of rescuers, concerned citizens and the bird all made it to the park.

They did not force the swan back into the water as it seemed to be working hard to dry itself, but it was obviously left in a more suitable habitat than in the middle of modern day suburbia.

We’re glad the swan got back to where it belonged. And we thank Julie, Gary, the rescue workers and other residents for helping this swan find its way home.

animal rescue hurricane sandy

 

Like us on Facebook:
0 Comments
fight

Verbally abusing your vegan friends isn’t edgy, it’s just being a bully

If you’re a vegan who has had to deal with this, and especially if you come from a background of being abused in other ways, you are absolutely not alone

finalmilk

There’s a Recall on Milk Containing Too Much Poo

“Routine internal testing detected microbial bacteria in excess of quality standards. Contaminated products could cause illness if consumed.”

peppa

Peppa Pig: Vegan Extremist

Indeed, between her human-esque interactions, she snorts what can only be translated as “go vegan, piss off your parents.”