Monday, December 13, 2010

Sea lion gets trooper escort off highway

Oregon - A wayward sea lion trying to scoot down a highway along the Oregon coast got an escort from state troopers. The Oregon State Police says the animal apparently entered U.S. Highway 101 through a state park near Yachats and weaved in and out of traffic for about half a mile. Troopers and a local fire and rescue unit used batons and plastic boards designed to keep patients immobile as they flanked the sea lion and guided it along the side of highway....More

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