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Kind Humans Help Remove Porcupine Needles from Raven's Face

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A raven recently had an unfortunate run-in with a porcupine, leaving the bird looking a bit like a pin cushion. The bird crowed for help, and was fortunate enough to receive it from some kind humans, who brought with them a camera.

In this YouTube video, which has been making the rounds on the Internet and has racked up over 700,000 views to date, you’ll see a wild bird put trust in human hands. Though the removal of the quills was clearly painful (I, myself, grimaced with each of the bird’s squawks), I was touched by the interaction between the raven and the human helper. Though obviously an unfortunate and stressful situation, the bird stuck around, knowing it had found good, gentle help.

According to the video’s description, the bird had three quills in its face and one in its wing. After the removal, the bird “hung around for the day and was gone the next.”

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