Unfortunately, this story continues to worsen. WCTI is reporting that the death toll of pelicans washing up at North Topsail beach is nearing 130. This past Friday, an additional nine pelicans were found on the beach. In all the cases, the birds suffered varying degrees of unnatural injuries.
PETA's reward is now at $3,600 and Possumwood sanctuary is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for this ongoing bird slaughter.
Read the WCTI story here