Viewed over a million times, this footage was filmed in St. James Park, London Sunday 7th August 2005.


Videographer Elizabeth Toni: “I’d just finished film school and had hired a Z1 as a graduation present. Fifteen minutes after setting up, near Princess Diana’s Memorial Walk, this happened. In front of me with the camera rolling!”

It’s been seen all over the world; on BBC World, MSNBC and in Canada.

Normally, that pelican is a lovely fellow and very friendly. He even likes his head to be scratched.

Original footage in HDV.