Kicker: Wedding for the birds

NICK EICHER, HOST: Here’s some free wedding advice. Say you’re among those couples who want a trained bird to fly their wedding bands to the altar. Here’s the advice: think dove, the bird of peace.

A bride and groom in Cheshire, England hired an owl for the job last month. And when the best man fumbled the hand off, the owl attacked a groomsman — knocking him clean out of his chair.

AUDIO: Owl, laughter

Both the guests and the wedding party eventually took the feathered kerfuffle in stride.

“Absolutely hilarious,” the bride told the UK’s Guardian.

It’s The World and Everything in It.


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