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November 3, 2013

Black-crowned Night Heron with swallowed fish hook

Black-Crowned Night Heron 13-2477 recovering from fishhook removal

Here, staff veterinarian Dr. Rebecca Duerr surgically removes a large fishing hook (attached to a glittery worm lure) swallowed by this Black-crowned Night Heron, currently in care at our San Francisco Bay center. Photos by Cheryl Reynolds.

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