20 Nov '11, 2am

How would you save a seagull stranded 20 feet in the air with kite string? She did!

Written by Donna Handforth of Florida, USA After getting out of my car at the local park where I walked my dogs daily, I noticed a seagull hovering in mid-air. It was odd. It wasn’t going anywhere. Curious, I walked closer. I was nearly directly under the bird before I understood what had happened. Kite string was tangled between two trees 50 yards apart. The seagull in flight, unable to see the string just as I had been unable to see it, had flown into it, causing it to send the bird swinging around, which entangled the wing. It was high up, 20 feet, maybe more. I looked around for a long branch with which to hook the string, found one about 6 feet long, pulled my station wagon up under the gull and climbed up onto the roof, but even standing on the roof with a branch, I still could not reach the string. A man with whom I was acquainted happened by and I explained why I w...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/woman-spots-tangled-gull-here...

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