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Marie Thurn, left, a volunteer who helps rescue injured and ill wildlife, comforts Katie Mattson who made the call Thursday morning to rescue a lone pelican that is stranded on a small, frozen lake west of New London. The bird, which can be seen in the background, is unable to fly. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Rescue on hold for stranded pelican

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NEW LONDON -- Rescue efforts are on hold for a lone pelican stranded on a small, frozen lake west of New London.

If the weather warms up and the ice melts, a rescue attempt could still be made.


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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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