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
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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