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Pelicans cleaned of oil released off Sanibel Island

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Twenty-one brown pelicans and 11 northern gannets were released Monday on a Sanibel Island Beach. The birds were rehabilitated after being coated with oil from the Deep Horizon well blowout in the Gulf . Valerie Alker reports from Ft. Myers.

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