Wildlife Medical Clinic welcomes its first bald eagle
Monday, September 12 2016 @ 02:47 PM EDT
Contributed by: Windsong
September 12, 2016
Outside the Wildlife Medical Clinic on the south side of campus, a small, wooden enclosure is the home of the national emblem: a bald eagle named River.
On her perch inside, River’s iconic white crown is a reminder of national status as she tilts her head, cautiously eyeing passersby.
Meghan Armstrong, a student volunteer at the clinic and one of River’s trainers, approaches the enclosure slowly. “It’s okay, it’s okay,” she says reassuringly to the eagle. Meghan has played a hand in River’s recovery since the day she arrived at the clinic.
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