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Ice had formed on the neck collar of this Canada goose, which later was rescued from the ice of Superior Bay in the Duluth-Superior harbor on Saturday. (Photo by Darin Bainter)

Duluth goose on thin ice was wearing thick ice

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The goose wore a bulging necklace of ice.

The bird was exhausted, sitting on the ice of Superior Bay about

30 to 40 yards off Rice's Point beneath the Blatnik Bridge on Saturday morning.

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"It was horrible," said Randy Hanzal, a conservation officer with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. "The ice block was so big he couldn't lift his head off the ice."

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