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Thursday, 16 September 2021

Bald Eagle nursed back to health by local conservation groups

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Bald Eagle nursed back to health by local conservation groups
Bald Eagle nursed back to health by local conservation groups

SUNDAY NIGHT.

A RESCUED BALDEAGLE IS NOW BACK IN THEWILD... BUT THE MAJESTIC BIRDHAD TO GO THROUGH QUITE ANORDEAL TO GET TO THIS POINT.REPORTER RYAN ARBOGAST HASMORE ON THE RESCUE AND THEREHABILITATION.PK* (OUTCUE: STD) (TRT:1:45) (0:37) (0:55) (1:08)(1:20) NAT OF APPLAUS* ASECOND OF HESITATION - ANDTHEN SHE'S OFF.

THIS BALD EAGLEHAS JUST RETURNED HOME.MARYANNE "WILDLIFE, ITS SOAMAZING TO SEE THEM.

WHAT AGOOD FEELING, THAT ALL OF YOURHARD WORK HAS BEEN PAID OFF."BACK IN MAY WE SHOWED YOU THISVIDEO OF THE SAME EAGLE AFTERIT CRASHED INTO A WINDOW INDOWNTOWN BUFFALO.

MARYANNE "IWANT TO SAY HOW IMPORTANT THISRESCUE WAS BECAUSE IT WAS AJOINT EFFORT.

THERE WERE SOMANY PEOPLE INVOLVED IN THISRESCUE.

YOU HAVE THE BUFFALOPOLICE DOWNTOWN, HITTING THEWINDOW, THE SPCA WHO CAME ANDPICKED UP THE BIRD, THEYDETERMINED WITH THE FEMURFRACTURE IT NEEDED SURGERY,THEN IT WAS DRIVEN TO CORNELL,AND CORNELL DID THE SURGERY."THEN THE EAGLE WAS PUT INTOTHE CARE OF MARYANNE AND JUDY- ALONG WITH THEIR 150 PLUSVOLUNTEERS - AT THE MESSINGERWOODS FACILITY.

THEY OPERATEALMOST AS AN ANIMAL REHABCENTER.

JUDY "WHEN YOU RECOVERFROM SURGERY, YOU'RE NOT UPAND AT EM RIGHT AWAY, ANDTHESE BIRDS ARENT EITHER.

"THAT EAGLE IS ALIVE TODAYBECAUSE OF THEM.

AND GROUPSLIKE MESSINGER ARE WORKING TOHELP ALL ANIMALS - NOT JUSTPROTECTED SPECIES.

GINA "IDONT CARE IF YOU'RE TALKINGABOUT WILD ANIMALS, FARMANIMALS, DOMESTIC ANIMALS,WHEN AN ANIMAL IS INJURED,WE'RE STILL DEALING WITH ANANIMAL, THAT KNOWS IN SOME WAYSHAPE OR FORM, THAT HE OR SHEIS VULNERABLE.

" ON CAM /"MESSINGER WOODS TELLS ME ITSMUCH MRE COMMON TO FIND ANINJURED BALD EAGLE THAN YOUMIGTHINK ABOUT 140 BALD EAGLESFLYING ABOVE YOUR HEAD AT ALCONTACT THE SPCA IMMEDIATELY.THEIR CONTACT INFORMATAT, 7EWN.A LOCAL RETAILER IS ABOUT TOGET SOME NATIONAL EXPOSU