Total Pageviews

Oct 29, 2014

Man on paraglider chases and kicks Barn Owl

Photo by Javier Fernandez Sanchez/Getty Images/FlickrRF
Prosecutors have accused a Utah man of violating U.S. federal law in a video that appears to show him chasing and kicking a Barn Owl in mid-flight.   The man was charged with two misdemeanours after allegedly using an aircraft to harass wildlife and pursuing a migratory bird.   The harassment charge carries a penalty of up to one year in jail and a $100,000 fine, while the other charge could lead to six months in jail and a $5,000 fine.   An online video surfaced that appears to show a man on a paraglider, near Utah Lake, kicking a soaring owl and boasting: "I kicked an owl butt."   The accused is a well-known local TV pitchman who has a history of problems with local authorities.   It seems to me someone needs to give himself a kick in the butt - after he serves the time and pays the fine.

Please comment if you wish.

No comments: