After being sealed by an elastic ring for a week, a stork was finally rescued and released

in travel •  4 years ago 

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After being sealed by an elastic ring for a week, a stork was finally rescued and released

A photo of a male black-necked stork whose beak was sealed by an elastic ring spread on bird forums across India has captured international attention. Soon after that, bird enthusiasts and state wildlife officials conducted a search and rescue operation to catch and help the bird.
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Seven days after a bird enthusiast named Manoj Nair snapped the photo in a wetland in Gurgaon, a suburb of India’s capital, the stork was finally captured and then taken to a sanctuary for treatment on June 13. Even though it was dehydrated, it still was in a good condition since it was previously able to nibble on small fish.
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After two days of treatment, the stork was released in Sultanpur National Park in Gurugram, India on 15 June.

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