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Birds Rescued After Overdosing On Prescription Pills Dumped At Park

A goose and a gull are being nursed back to health after eating some of the hundreds of prescription pills that were dumped at a park south-east of Los Angeles.

Photos of hundreds of pills found at a park in Huntington Beach, a city southeast of Los Angeles, were posted by The Wetlands and Wildlife Care Centre.

It's a park where people and children often gather to watch the wild birds around the lake.

Hundreds of pills were found dumpted at the park in Huntington Beach. Image: Wetlands and Wildlife Centre

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Animal Control was called in after some birds were found with symptoms of having overdosed on the pills.

A Canada goose and a gull survived their ordeal, and are being nursed back to health.

It was not immediately clear who the pills belonged to.