Maryland man posts Facebook video of himself attacking pelican in Key West FL

A Maryland man visiting Key West posted a video of himself jumping into the water off a marina and manhandling a pelican, which fought back with its beak and nipped him in the face.
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A Maryland man visiting Key West posted a video of himself jumping into the water off a marina and manhandling a pelican, which fought back with its beak and nipped him in the face.

Gwen Filosa covers Key West and the Lower Florida Keys for FLKeysNews.com and the Miami Herald and lives in Key West. She was part of the staff at the New Orleans Times-Picayune that in 2005 won two Pulitzer Prizes for coverage of Hurricane Katrina. She graduated from Indiana University.