VIDEO: Pelican rescued from fishing line

Posted at 7:05 AM, Jan 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-07 07:06:38-05

A guy and his girlfriend were picking up trash on a Florida beach when they tripped over some fishing line.

While trying to pick it up they realized the other end was wrapped around a pelican.

With the help of a few other people, they used a knife to free the bird and watched it fly away.

The video was uploaded to YouTube on Jan. 4, 2016, but it does not say where the rescue occurred.