A rescue team came to Lake Morton Tuesday and captured a white pelican whose neck was pierced by a metal wire. The bird was taken to Busch Gardens for X-rays and surgery before eventually being released back to the flock, News Channel 8 reports. | ALSO: ABC Action News, Facebook gallery

Source: News Channel 8

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