CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 24, 1978
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(Studio) Report on naturalist in Indian Shores, Florida, who doesn't wait for ecological disaster to go to work.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Indian Shores, Florida) Details given concerning Ralph Heath's Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary, which is in his back yard on the beach and is where he nurses sick and hurt birds back to health. [HEATH - describes pelicans' temperaments.] Background of Heath's bird sanctuary described. [HEATH - tells of birds using Particular pathway to walk to sanctuary when they've been crippled.] Heath's activities in hunting for ill birds described. [HEATH - comments on various conditions of birds he finds.] Aid of volunteers, like Edward SteVenson, and of donations to sanctuary noted. [HEATH - says birds are nicer and more trustworthy than some people. Won't work for oil company because he'd rather be out rescuing birds.]
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt
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