Florida animal rescue under pressure due to exotic pet trade

By: FE Online | Updated: Wed June 22 2016, 4:36 am

Brown pelicans, woodpeckers, owls, opossums... The Pelican Harbor Seabird Station in Miami welcomes all kinds of injured and orphaned wildlife. Caretakers say they're seeing a record number of patients, mainly because more locals are becoming aware of the rescue facility, but also because of Florida's exotic pet trade.