Meet the Same-Sex Pelican Couple Living at Pelican Harbor Seabird Station

Pepe and Enrique, both American brown pelicans from South Florida, have spent nearly two decades as a devoted same-sex couple. At the beginning of breeding season this past December, “the boys” — as their caretakers refer to them — built a nest together in the corner of the large pen where they live overlooking Biscayne Bay.