Trapped Birds Freed From Cruel Sticky Tape in Pittsburgh Airport

January 2005

PETA came to the rescue for of wild birds being captured on sticky tape in the Pittsburgh Airport. PETA contacted officials and posted an action alert, which prompted all the sticky tape to be immediately removed and replaced with live traps to capture and release the birds.

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