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WATCH: Goose flies to work with North Dakota farmer

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Geese in North Dakota have people turning heads, along with their owner. 

What was intentionally meant to help a bird, turns into the talk of the town.

Adam Gettel is a hunter, and an avid outdoorsman.

But lately, neighbors and friends have called on him to take care of some orphaned honkers.

"Every summer we end up with some kind of animals. It's just this year, they're just all feathered," Gettel says. 

Two hatched from eggs.

"A destroyed nest and there were two remaining eggs that were in the process of hatching. Yeah, that's where you came from," Gettel says. 

And the newest Canada goose, Wilbur, Adam got just days ago.

"Wilbur is usually the one that follows me wherever I go," Gettel says. 

Adam rescued Wilbur from the gas station, and brought him to the farm, where the goose is never far from his human friend.

They're so attached, that when Adam leaves for work in the morning, Wilbur flies right alongside the pickup. He's just inches from Adam.

"He is an amazing bird and he likes to maintain eye contact while I'm driving down the road. It's really amazing just to see him in all of his natural beauty just flying right outside the truck window. You don't usually get that close to a flock of flying geese, especially to be able to see them at point blank range and potentially even reach out and pet them while they're flying next to you," Gettel says. 

And there's a reason for all this. Adam knows what is best for the geese.

He wants Wilbur and the others to migrate, like other honkers.

Gettle says, "It's just kind of my goal to make sure that they're healthy and well fed and that they've had plenty of exercise, so that if another flock of geese does come flying over they'll be able to join them and migrate with them. Wilbur is now smart enough that he will fly over the oncoming vehicles."

Adam has been working on this ultralight, in hopes the "two a day" practices continue.

There is a chance Wilbur will stay around for the winter--with an option for open water that attracts the Canadian geese. 

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