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The new requirements are in response to an 84 percent increase in incidents since 2016, from urinating or defecating, to barking or growling, to mauling a passenger whose face needed 28 stitches.
Incidents of animals urinating, defecating and biting, and behaving more aggressively with growling and lunging, have increased dramatically in recent years, according to the airline.
Essex Police’s Operation Raptor West unit has been tweeting daily updates on the man’s refusal to defecate, using the hashtags #PooWatch and #HowLongCanYouGo.
His wardrobe includes a lovely white jacket containing a picture of a giant eagle defecating on the Dallas Cowboys logo.
The airline says complaints about animals biting or urinating or defecating on planes have nearly doubled since 2016.
Residents in suburban areas complain about the bats nesting in trees in and defecating on their property and many residents object when the bats take up residence in city parks.
And in the realm of less-recent history, the Boston Globe recalled that intruders once broke into Celtics legend Bill Russell’s home and defecated on his bed.
Animal at large, Midland Road: A woman was cited at 12:33 p.m. Dec. 8 after numerous complaints from her neighbor that the woman's dog was coming onto the neighbor's property and urinating and defecating there.
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