Pelicans released into natural habitat

October 22, 2011 4:55:15 PM PDT
Local bird lovers gathered in Seabrook on Saturday to watch the release of several pelicans.

The Wildlife Rehabilitation ? Education Center released eight brown pelicans into the wild.

The center says four of the birds were impacted by Tropical Storm Lee in Mississippi.

Local residents say they enjoy watching the birds from the Kemah Boardwalk and wanted to see the pelicans get back to their natural habitat.

The Wildlife Rehabilitation ? Education Center takes in more than 7,000 injured, ill or orphaned wild birds and mammals each year.


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