In an unusual incident of mistaken identity, a Pelican wrongly landed on a woman who was swimming off Florida coast.
- 50 year old Debbie Shoemaker was swimming near St. Petersburg on May 08
- suddenly she realized that something has hit her face violently
- a Pelican on a diving course to catch a fish wrongly landed on the cheek of the woman with its large beak
- the woman was hospitalized and was given 25 stitches to close three inch gash on her face
- the pelican died
Here is the photograph of the woman and more details from myfoxtampabay.
In a similar incident, a 75 pound stingray attacked a 57 year old woman Judy Kay Zagorski, on her face who was on a fast moving boat.The woman died out of impact.The stingray also died.This happened in March 2008 near Marathon, Florida.
Here is the video clip of the incident.
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