Jan 30, 2018

'Emotional support peacock' barred from United Airlines plane

A female traveller was recently banned from taking a large "Emotional-support peacock" on board a United Airlines flight, it has emerged. She had offered to buy the bird its own plane ticket, according to travel blog Live and Let Fly. Nonetheless the airline refused to let the bird board at Newark airport in New Jersey, saying it did not meet guidelines due to its weight and size. Had it made it onto the plane, the peacock would have joined a flock of jet-set birds. Cynics were surprised to hear that the bird made the return trip back in one piece - and wearing a special bird nappy.

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