Animals and Miracles

How Do You Teach a Canada Goose to Fly?

How Do You Teach a Canada Goose to Fly?

By Patrick Dongvillo, Oregon

I was driving home on a stormy night, when my headlights suddenly outlined a solitary goose standing in the farm’s driveway. This goose shouldn’t be here. It’s supposed to be in the barn, I thought. With the safety of the farm, domestic geese never really learn to fly; they just become fat and happy. So this lone goose would likely be a sitting duck for some hungry coyote.