File this story in the “Just when ya thought you’ve seen everything” folder!
Seems to be a common practice in the Middle East.
“People are changing seats to get away from them. I just volunteered to sit closer to them. They make me feel secure.”
“God-f***in-dammit they’re not ’emotional support falcons’ they’re just ‘falcons’ and that’s the acceptable way of transporting them in the ME Those things are worth more than that jewelry you never check and can be injured or overstressed in a baggage hold,”