Wednesday, February 8, 2006

Wrong For So Many Reasons

You ever see that movie Outbreak? You ever heard of Avian influenza or bird flu as some like to call it? Yeah, well I guess this woman hadn't:

Woman Does 'Mouth-To-Beak' to Save Chicken

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) -- Sometimes a chicken does have lips, just not her own. Marian Morris saved her brother's exotic chicken, Boo Boo, by administering "mouth-to-beak" resuscitation on the fowl after it was found floating face down in the family's pond.

Morris, a retired nurse, said she hadn't had any practice with CPR in years, but that she was interested to see if she "still had it."

"I breathed into its beak, and its dad-gum eyes popped open," Morris said. "I breathed into its beak again, and its eyes popped open again. "I said, 'I think this chicken's alive now. Keep it warm.'"

Morris said she was pleased to find that the bird she saved was an "exotic," and not just an ordinary chicken.

The chicken is called Boo Boo, because she is easily frightened. The family thought Boo Boo was startled and flopped into the pond.

5 comments:

lz said...

I think the most disturbing thing about this whole story is that there is a place here on earth called Arkadelphia. (Hey, townspeople! Jealous of Philly much? Criminy.) Because I can't say I'm surprised that some putz out there did CPR on a friggin bird.

lz said...

I think the most disturbing thing about this whole story is that there is a place here on earth called Arkadelphia. (Hey, townspeople! Jealous of Philly much? Criminy.) Because I can't say I'm surprised that some putz out there did CPR on a friggin bird.

lz said...

Ack! Sorry about that.

mike said...

Ack? Hey Bill, Cathy from the comics visits your blog!

Anonymous said...

I think I saw that in a really, really dirty movie once.

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