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July 24, 2016

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 5/24/2013

"The law requires proof that the behavior of the pelicans is affected to the point that it's provable in court."

-- Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokesman Gary Morse

The pelicans at the St. Petersburg Pier don't know the difference between the Lens or a pyramid, inverted or otherwise.

They also don't know their days of swooping down for fish that humans eagerly toss into their beaks are nearing an end.

The pelicans will become the unintended victims of the Pier's May 31 closing. Many have forgotten how to fend for themselves. They no longer follow migratory patterns, with $5 buckets of fish sold at the Bait House in such ready supply.

Read more at the Tampa Bay Times.

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