Father goose carries on despite arrow through belly
A Canada goose living on a golf cheap canada goose uk course in Lachute, Que., canada goose black friday sale was still able to be a good father to his goslings over the last several cheap Canada Goose weeks, canada goose outlet vancouver despite an arrow through his belly.
David Allard, manager of Golf et Auberge canada goose uk outlet Oasis, first noticed Canada Goose Jackets the wounded goose about six weeks ago among a flock that was nesting on the course.
Jo Annie Canada Goose sale Gagnon, education program co ordinator at Le Nichoir bird sanctuary in Hudson, said the agents determined it was best to leave the goose alone for awhile.
At the time, the goose was helping to care for several newborn goslings, and Gagnon said the young birds needed their father.
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But the bird will need to fly south uk canada goose in winter as Canada geese do.
This week wildlife agents returned to seize the bird, after determining the goslings were now old buy canada goose jacket cheap enough to look out for themselves.
The goslings weren’t happy to see their father taken away, so they gathered around him as the wildlife agents converged on the golf course.
The agents carefully herded the whole flock into a temporary holding pen, and then gingerly plucked the impaled goose from the fray.
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The goose was brought to Le Nichoir, and veterinarians performed successful surgery to remove the arrow.
But they determined the arrow wasn’t the first hardship this goose had faced.
Gagnon says they also found four shotgun buy canada goose jacket pellets embedded in his skin.
The veterinarians decided it was safer to leave those alone, as the skin had healed around them.
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«Wildlife is surprisingly resilient to that kind of thing.
But canada goose uk black friday will this durable fowl be reunited with his goslings?
«It depends when he’ll be uk canada goose outlet released, but probably not because by the time he’s healed and ready to go, it’s going to be migration time, so the other geese will probably have left already,» Gagnon said.
But Gagnon said it’s still possible a family reunion is in the cards.
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