Rush Hour Goes To The Birds: Stretch Of LIE Temporarily Shut To Move Goslings
PLAINVIEW, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – No joke: The Long Island Expressway was temporarily closed down to let some baby geese get to the other side.
An HOV lane in Plainview near exit 48 was closed for about 15 minutes Monday as police herded several baby geese to safety, according to Newsday. The first call about the baby birds came in around 9:15 a.m.
Police got the goslings into a large cardboard box next to the center barrier. The hissing mother flew above it. Animal control was supposed to then move the birds.
The new whereabouts of the relocated fowl was not immediately known.
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