Long Beach Lifeguards Rescue Owl Caught in Fishing Line

Long Beach lifeguards were in for a surprise when they were called out to bridge, only to find an owl in need of rescuing Thursday.

The barn owl became caught in a fishing line. The tiny bird was hanging off the 2nd Street bridge when officials arrived.

Two lifeguards saved the owl by safely catching it with a net, then held the smiling bird with thick gloves.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">.<a href="https://twitter.com/lblifeguard">@lblifeguard</a> rescue a live owl caught in fishing line hanging off the 2nd St. bridge. The owl was released to .<a href="https://twitter.com/LBAnimalCare">@LBAnimalCare</a> for treatment. <a href="https://t.co/QWToeyaDoX">pic.twitter.com/QWToeyaDoX</a></p>&mdash; Long Beach Fire (@lbfd) <a href="https://twitter.com/lbfd/status/791745185898045440">October 27, 2016</a></blockquote>
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The owl was taken to Long Beach Animal Care for treatment.

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