Ever wonder?

Do brown pelicans go blind from diving for food? Another myth to debunk! Pelicans can live as long as 40 years and it’s not diving for food that causes some pelicans to go blind. It’s water pollution: chemicals burn their eyes and sewage causes infections.

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