Valentine's Day at CALM: Two hearts still flock as one after a year
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) —
California Living Museum has been housing two inseparable geese for about a year.
The geese were left on the side of the road about a year ago. One of CALM's workers went to pick up the injured female, leaving the male behind. But, the male was not going to let his love get away, as he chased after the car.
"He ran up, and he basically hopped right in the inside of the car with her," said Sharon Adams, curator of animals with CALM.
CALM took in both geese, even though they're not native species.
They treated the female, which meant the two had to be separated while she recovered. During that time of separation, the male and female were not happy.
"We ended up putting them in exercise pens ... and they settled in immensely, so if they're not next to each other, it's constant honking," said Adams.
The two share a bowl, a pool and even the same bed of straw.
"We have no plans of separating the two. They're happier together, and I anticipate they are going to have a good long life together," said Adams.
The female is still recovering from her injury, so the two love geese are not yet on display. They also don't have names yet.