Tuesday, August 2, 2011

The baby bird wan't the only pecker in this tale

Sometimes you just kinda shake your head in disbelief.

I hope there's a judge who will look at this and toss it.

Use your damn common-sense people.

Woodpecker-saving daughter costs mom $500, possible jail time
By Kristin Fisher - WUSA9

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (WUSA) -- Eleven-year-old aspiring veterinarian, Skylar Capo, sprang into action the second she learned that a baby woodpecker in her Dad's backyard was about to be eaten by the family cat.

"I've just always loved animals," said Skylar Capo. "I couldn't stand to watch it be eaten."

Skylar couldn't find the woodpecker's mother, so she brought it to her own mother, Alison Capo, who agreed to take it home.

"She was just going to take care of it for a day or two, make sure it was safe and uninjured, and then she was going to let it go," said Capo.

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