United: Peacock Doesn't Meet Emotional Support Animal Guidelines A woman paid full price for two seats on a United Airlines flight out of Newark, N.J. One seat for her and one for her peacock. United told her the bird didn't meet the guidelines for many reasons.

United: Peacock Doesn't Meet Emotional Support Animal Guidelines

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RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Rachel Martin. We all like to travel with companions - a spouse, a friend, a peacock. A woman paid full price for two seats on a United Airlines flight out of Newark recently - one seat for her, one for her peacock. A fellow passenger caught some video of it.

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UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN: I'm not kidding. This woman is wrangling her peacock into the airport - right now, wrangling a peacock in the airport.

MARTIN: Bad news though - United told the woman the animal didn't meet their guidelines, quote, "for a number of reasons." It's MORNING EDITION.

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