Location: Wascana Waterfowl Display Ponds
– A baby pelican may eat up to 150 pounds of fish before they are nine weeks old.
– The plate or projection on the pelican’s bill is shed after the breeding season.
– Pelicans never carry food in their bill pouches.
– They have a wing span of 8 – 10 feet, amongst the top ten in the world.
– Pelicans can live over 16 years in the wild, some live to be 25.