“[My mom] does think this is pretty amazing but also the worst,” she wrote. “They keep hanging out on her roof and railings messing with stuff and pooping everywhere. Trees are fine but not in the house please.” Intrigued Twitter users, along with an employee behind the U.S. Fish and Game Twitter account have weighed in, with at least four people making jokes about how the woman’s home should now be referred to as a “condorminium.”
“Tell your mom to give in and hand over the elk carcass,” one commenter wrote. “They know she has it.”
Other users called out specific condors by number. “52 I expect this of (total bad girl) but to see 96 involved is really disappointing,” one user wrote.
She does think this is pretty amazing but also the worst. They don’t have to leave her property but leave the house alone. They keep hanging out on her roof and railings messing with stuff and pooping everywhere. Trees are fine but not the house please 🙏 pic.twitter.com/QhE9XVERZF— Seana Lyn (@SeanaLyn) May 5, 2021
In a somewhat helpful response, U.S. Fish and Game’s Twitter account responded to say that the woman’s residence “is located in a historical condor habitat where natural food sources occur,” although it does not specify where.
“Unfortunately, [condors] sometimes perceive houses and decks as suitable perch locations,” the comment reads. “If this happens again, hazing to preclude them from causing damage and habituation is encouraged.” Specifically, using a water hose, yelling, clapping, shouting and scarecrow sprinklers are among the preventative measures the agency recommended.
“We also discourage people from feeding them or trying to touch them. We hope this information helps if you experience this situation again,” the response concludes.
Hi @SeanaLyn, her home is located in historical condor habitat where natural food sources occur...unfortunately they sometimes perceive houses and decks as suitable perch locations.— U.S. Fish and Wildlife (@USFWS) May 5, 2021
Seana Lyn posted a comment about how her mom planned to seek help from the authorities today, but as of this afternoon, there has been no additional information, leaving fascinated Twitter users on the edge of their seats. “I've never needed an update on anything more in my life,” one wrote.
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