Bald Eagles Back On The Attack

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By Alexandra Gutierrez, KUCB - Unalaska | May 16, 2012 - 5:03 pm

Photo by Alexandra Gutierrez, KUCB - Unalaska

Like clockwork, the ominous signs show up every May: “Danger Nesting Eagles.” They’re placed near Unalaska’s clinic and post offices, and they feature a silhouette of a bird extending its talons toward a terrified human being.

The city’s Department of Public Safety put them up last Wednesday, after getting the first report of a bald eagle attack this year. According to Deputy Chief Mike Holman, the incident took place outside the Iliuliuk Family and Health Services clinic. Holman says that while bald eagles have wounded people in the past, this attack wasn’t anything serious – just a swooping.

Read the rest of the story here:  http://www.alaskapublic.org/2012/05/16/ ... he-attack/

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