ED Magedson – Founder
Meadows Mobile Home Park505 Anclote Boulevard Tarpon Springs, Florida United States of America
Tarpon Springs police are looking into a mysterious case that left a duck with an arrow pierced through its backside Wednesday morning. Authorities were called to the Meadows mobile home community after 12 noon, when a resident reported the wounded duck. According to Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary, it was found in a fountain in the middle of the pond. It took them over an hour to catch the wounded duck. The duck was taken to Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary and a representative said that the piercing was fresh and infection had not set in, nor has it affected the ducks mobility.
The bird was flying around with the arrow sticking out of its behind.
Police said the homeowners association had hired a company to remove problem ducks from a pond.
Anyone with information on the case should call Tarpon Springs police at (727) 938-2849.
The Meadows Mobile Home Park's management and some residents have been known for animal abuse and neglect. Some residents have reported that certain individuals within the community have placed out poison for animals they believe are a nuisance. Here is a link pertaining to other incidents within the community:
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 01/21/2011 09:30 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Meadows-Mobile-Home-Park/Tarpon-Springs-Florida-34689/Meadows-Mobile-Home-Park-The-Meadows-Animal-Abuse-Tarpon-Springs-duck-found-with-arrow-s-685056. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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