Natalie wrote: It turns out that the goose wasnít impaled, as we
thought! DEP had attached a rather large transmitter, with a 12"
antenna to this poor goose using glue and string. The transmitter was
probably once glued to the animalís back and tied like a harness around
Trouble is the glue detached (or the bird is molting) and the
whole apparatus pivoted down to rest on his thigh, causing a limp, while
the antenna routinely hit the ground and/or became caught up on aquatic
vegetation and bushes in the park. At first, it almost looked like an