After noticing a pelican sitting on the pier with fishing wire wrapped tightly around its beak, bystanders decided they had to do something or the majestic bird would starve.

With a quick leap, one of the men lunged at the bird and deftly grabbed its foot as it began to take flight.

He pulled it down between his legs and held the pelican still on the ground while another man used a tool to remove the wire. They checked it’s throat too, after untangling the line.juvenile Golden Eagle - Wildlife Rehab Center of No Utah

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People who stood nearby watching and recording the event, clapped and cheered for the random rescuers, while the can-do Samaritan strolled away into the sunset.

(WATCH the video above, which was posted on YouTube in February, 2015)

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