Geese caught up in accidental oil spill on the Oklahoma River


All is fine here, folks. You can relax. The oil can be saved.

KFOR.com

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma animal rescue officers are searching for three Canadian geese that may be covered in oil tonight. Those geese wound up in the middle of an oil spill after lightning struck a tanker during last night’s storms.

Animal control officers rescued one of four geese covered in that oil, but three are missing.

An afternoon at the Oklahoma City Animal shelter isn’t fun for most animals let alone a Canadian goose.

“As you can see, there is still a little bit of oil residue, petroleum residue on his wings,” says Wendy Pearson with the OKC Animal Shelter.

Animal control officers rescued the goose covered in oil.

After a spill that happened when lightning struck a tanker at a business near the Oklahoma River Monday night.

Greg Lindsay, with the OKC Fire Department says, “The biggest problem for us is an environmental one that has…

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