CHP officer aids baby geese trying to cross Highway 101 in northern Santa Rosa
A determined family of geese and goslings were rescued and relocated by a CHP officer who caught them trying to walk across Highway 101 in northern Santa Rosa, the CHP said Monday.
A few drivers called for help Saturday at about 6:40 p.m. to report what appeared to be ducks and ducklings on the edge of Highway 101 at River Road.
Officer Josh Phillips, on patrol in the area, took the call and found two Canadian geese and five goslings trying to cross the highway, Officer Jon Sloat said Monday.
Phillips tried shooing them away, but they apparently wouldn’t leave on their own. The officer then caught them in some kind of bag and moved them away from the highway, Sloat said.
“They were determined to cross the road just like the chicken that set a bad example,” Sloat said.
Saturday 6:40 p.m .duclks and ducling nb 101 on the shoulder at river road… two Canadian geese and five goslinhgs..
Officer shooed them aaway, escorted them off freeway, trying to cross the freeway..
Bag them, pick them up and move. They were determined toc ross the road just like the chieckn that set a bad exampled.
Josh phillips.., officer…
Let them out…. .. yes…
Kjust a couple calls… on patrol in the area… …
Walking across Highway 101 is illegal but these law-breakers had webbed feet
Xy yx yxy xyyxyxy On 04/16/2016 at approximately 6:40 p.m, CHP dispatch received a call of a goose and goslings on northbound 101 on the right shoulder. The mother goose had made it to safety but the young geese looked like they were going to go into the traffic lanes. Officer josh Phillips arrived on scene and was able to round up the goslings. The family was reunited safely by Sutter Hospital.