Anna Killeen and her boyfriend, Paul Blake, were photographing wildlife in Rutherglen, Victoria, when they spotted the bird trapped in a barbed wire fence.
Ms Killeen rushed to the bird’s aid as Mr Blake watched on, but her goodwill gesture soon took a turn for the painful.
She thought she had it under control...
And then this happened...
And then from behind!
But Anna persevered!
And the pelican safely flew away leaving Anna with a little scratch on the nose.
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