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Duck with blow-gun dart stuck in the head spotted in Florida


January 5, 2020

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A female Muscovy duck has been spotted wandering near a Florida city's downtown with what looks like a blow-gun dart stuck through her head and wildlife officials are investigating.

The Fort Myers News-Press reported the most recent sighting was Sunday.

"She seems more skittish," said Bobbi Thrasher, who lives in the neighborhood. "Someone's tried to catch her. I used to be able to get real close to her."

On Sunday the duck was by herself in a brush-filled area. Thrasher said the ducks first showed up along the street about three years ago.

Thrasher, who has given...

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