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Public urged to drive with caution after Nene bird killed on road

Courtesy: Haleakala National Park Courtesy: Haleakala National Park
Courtesy: Haleakala National Park Courtesy: Haleakala National Park

HALEAKALA (HawaiiNewsNow) - An adult Nene bird part of a breeding pair was found dead on the road at Haleakala National Park on Thursday.

According to officials, Nene do not flee when approached by cars.

Park officials say visitors who feed the birds from their cars create a dangerous association between food and automobiles.

The National Park Service would like to remind the public to not feed Nene birds and to drive with caution when traveling to the park.

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