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VIDEO: Peacock birdnapping caught on tape

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DALLAS, Texas-  People in one neighborhood hope home surveillance video will help identify the man who made a quick getaway after grabbing a wild peacock off the street.  Neighbors in the area are concerned because they feed and care for the large colorful bird.  

Tisha Crear watched as a man walked up to the peacock and pounced on he unsuspecting bird. 'I see one of the peacocks, the male peacock, the oldest male peacock, the one with the long beautiful feathers, in a car. And the guy slams the door. And half of the feathers are hanging out of the door.'  The bird put up a fight but was unable to get away, now authorities are trying to track the man down.  

There are a number of wild peacocks roaming the neighborhood and one that was birdnapped was the alpha male.  Neighbors hope the thief is caught, but say more than anything they just want the peacock returned unharmed.
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