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Fight Against Maturity

No, Ma’am. That’s not rats on the plane. It’s sea otters.

If you fly a lot, you’re no stranger to delays. Usually, it’s weather. Sometimes, it’s mechanical. Sometimes, it seems like there’s no reason at all.But on Tuesday, a group of passengers on a Continental flight had a good – albeit unusual – reason for their delay: otters.

No joke. Sea otters.The furry critters caused an 80-minute delay for a Columbus-bound flight at Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport.The flight was supposed to leave at 7:55 p.m., but the otters had other plans.Passengers were told the otters were in the cargo area, and somehow they escaped their cages.

More at  khou.com | Local News.

December 23, 2009 - Posted by | Airplanes, animals |

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