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'Birdie' The Parakeet Survives Getting Sucked Into Vacuum

By David Moye

A parakeet who got sucked up into a Shop-Vac is getting by on a wing and a prayer.

“Birdie,” a 8-year-old parakeet belonging to Marie Margarone of Milton, Mass. was apparently looking for a dark, quiet space to lay an egg when she crawled inside the vacuum’s tube which was lying on the ground on Feb. 23.

Not knowing her tiny pet was inside, Margarone turned on the vacuum, and sucked Birdie up into the tube, the Boston Globe reported.

“All of a sudden I heard a noise. I looked in where the air comes out and I saw …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green