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This Peacock Wasn't Allowed To Fly With Its Owner As Her Emotional Support Companion

Frequent flyer, indeed.

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Well, people are losing it over this woman who was spotted Monday trying to board a flight with her emotional support companion, who happened to be a...peacock. / Via Facebook: thejetsettv

And because seeing is believing, here's a woman narrating the whole thing as the flyer walked into Newark Liberty International Airport with her peacock.

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There have been strong reactions around people bringing different types of emotional support animals on airplanes in recent months.

Here is Daniel The Emotional Support Duck in all his red-shoed glory.


United Airlines does allow emotional support and psychiatric assist animals onboard, but the peacock didn't meet their guidelines.

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A spokesperson for the airline told Fox News, "We explained this to the customers on three separate occasions before they arrived at the airport."

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