New South Wales Firefighters Rescue Cockatoo With Neck Stuck in Street Light

An Australian cockatoo had a lucky escape on June 3 after reportedly sliding down a pole and getting stuck by its neck.

This footage shows firefighters in New South Wales rescuing the sulphur-crested cockatoo on Wednesday.

According to the Wildlife Information Rescue and Education Service (WIRES), the uploader of this video, the cockatoo slipped and became lodged by its neck on the pole. The cockatoo is recovering and will be released soon, WIRES said. Credit: WIRES via Storyful