Lower Keys: Someone slashing pelican pouches


Charter boat captain Jim Sharpe was on his dock on Summerland Key last Friday when he noticed a brown pelican having difficulty eating little ballyhoo baitfish.

“It looked like the pelican’s throat had been cut with a knife,” Sharpe said. And it was not just one clean slice, but two cuts about six inches apart, creating a large hole in the pouch.

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