Comfort peacock name Dexter barred from Newark flight to L.A.

Airlines are cracking down on support animals after a coterie of critters, including ducks, were spotted on planes.

Delta was the first citing passenger safety as the reason why it was instituting a ban on comfort animals.

United Airlines is following suit and stopped a precocious peacock name Dexter from boarding.

Dexter’s owner Ventiko, a conceptual artist working in photography, performative experiences and social practice tried to board with Dexter on a flight leaving Newark for Los Angeles.

But United Airlines clipped the peacock’s flight plans and as Dexter, who has his own Instagram account (of course) posted a note saying he was going to go on a road trip instead.

Spent 6 hours trying to get on my flight to LA 😤🐣 (after following all required protocol) Tomorrow my human friends are going to drive me cross country! Keep an 👁out for us!

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