Gigi (as the people of the refuge decided to call him) had a massive head trauma, her body was riddled with parasites, and she had developed a condition called aspergillosis, which is similar to pneumonia in humans, but thanks to the rescue group Wild at Heart Rescue of Mississippi, he survived. Gigi (as the people of the refuge decided to call him) had a massive head trauma, her body was riddled with parasites, and she had developed According to The Dodo, she was apparently hit by a vehicle.
The rescue group’s founder, Missy Dubuisson, said:
«This bird was one of the most difficult instances we’ve ever dealt with. The fact that this bird is still alive is incredible.’
Douglas “Doug” Pojeky is the director of the rescue team and president of the charity Wild at Heart Rescue, and is known among his friends as “the charmer of birds of prey.”
Doug was continually caring for Gigi, and he was able to fully recover after rigorous therapy.
“In all my years of dealing with raptors, I have never met someone who has such a strong affinity with these amazing creatures.”
Pojeky could not control his delight at seeing Gigi again when he traveled to see his relatives in Michigan, so he supported his head on her shoulders and hugged her.
Missy continued, ”
“Watching him connect with these birds brought tears to my eyes.” They are well-acquainted with him and have complete faith in him. On their faces, they exude confidence.