Saving Pelican 895

4 The Love Of Animals

HBO’s new documentary “SAVING PELICAN 895.” Directed by Academy-Award nominee Irene Taylor Brodsky (HBO’s “The Final Inch” and “Hear and Now”) the film is the story of the 895th pelican to be rescued and rehabilitated by a dedicated team of wildlife experts and everyday people, many of whom travel the world responding to oil disasters. The Brown Pelican, the state bird of Louisiana, has endured a turbulent history along the Louisiana Coast.

Another Depressing Oil Spill Story!

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With some 400 species estimated to be at risk — from the tiniest oil-eating bacteria to shrimp and crabs, endangered sea turtles, brown pelicans and sperm whales — experts say the impact of oil and chemical dispersants on the food chain has already begun, and could grow exponentially. “A A major environmental experiment is underway,” Ron Kendall, director of the Institute of Environmental and Human Health at Texas Tech University, told AFP. It's the "gift" that keeps on giving.

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