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Saturday, June 24, 2006

Summer, backyard camping and some other happy news

This clip arrived on or desk last week and we had to share the fun. We don't know anything about this happy couple but they have a job with us at the entertainment desk anytime they want. Watch the video, ya just gotta smile.


Orange County, California:: A pelican collided with the windshield of a car here Friday in what local police say may be the county's first case of F.U.I (flying under the influence.) The incident happened at about 11 AM on California's famed Pacific Coast Highway. According to eye witnesses reports, the California brown pelican, whose destination is unknown, was simply flying too low and crashed through the front windshield of the car.

The driver of the car was unhurt. The pelican was transported to a local veterinary clinic where it received treatment for a broken foot and minor cuts. The pelican, which was probably impaired by ingesting a toxin produced by naturally by algae blooms, will be recovering at the Wetlands and Wildlife Care Center.


Today is the Great American Backyard Campout, an excellent way to reconnect not just with the kids and family pets but with nature and perhaps even your next door neighbors. Go to the National Wildlife federation's site and you can sign up your official camp site and start blogging, 'course you'll need a wireless connection from the pup tent or maybe just wait until next day, after the "s'mores" have worn off.