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Senior Citizens Going to Court Over ... Bird Feeder

Senior Citizens Going to Court Over ... Bird Feeder
Posted June 24th, 2013 @ 12:34pm by Matt Cantor, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– Two New Jersey seniors may soon find themselves in court over ... unauthorized bird-feeding. Alfred and Annette Rockefeller, 77 and 66, have received a summons to appear in court tomorrow over a feeder in their garden that has prompted complaints from neighbors; officials say it violates local rules. Feeding wildlife is generally banned, though enclosed, hanging feeders are allowed, the Record reports. The one in question is made of wire in the shape of a wreath and contains peanuts (see it here). A local official says birds don't eat peanuts, Alfred notes; the president of the local Audubon Society disagrees.

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