This Bald Eagle Was Found In A Trap. Now She’s Finally Flying Free.
Jordan Spyke, assistant director of the Montana Raptor Conservation Center (MRCC), told The Huffington Post that bald eagles can easily be lured by baited traps as they scavenge for food on the ground.
Fortunately, someone in Fort Belknap, Montana found the bird in the trap before she starved to death. On March 2, she became “Patient 14-15″ at MRCC.
“We don’t name any of our birds,” Spyke explained. “We don’t want to get attached to them or anything like that.”
Blood tests revealed that this bald eagle had elevated lead levels, likely from eating spent shot…
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