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Hancock Wildlife Foundation (HWF) was established to further promote the knowledge and understanding of Wildlife through science and education.

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Local HWF member rescues owl

Wildlife News
24 April 2017

An amazing story that will likely be one of the rarer moments in
this man's life. Here is his tale with remarkable video as evidence.
Enjoy and marvel.
Man Saves Owl

Saving Eaglets in Vancouver

Global News Vancouver had a great story about the Jericho Beach eagle nest, and how David Hancock has been working with the Vancouver Park Board to help these eagles; the story originally ran the evening of Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - http://globalnews.ca/video/2953112/saving-eaglets-in-vancouver

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Orphaned bird joins famous owl nest

Wildlife News24 April 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – We have an exciting update on a brood of owls who’ve nested in one family’s window box for six years. The great horned owls first discovered Jeff and Deziray Click’s flower box back in 2010. The Clicks set up a webcam to watch the owls. Their oldest ….

Read More: http://kfor.com/2017/04/24/oklahoma-owl-cam-update-check-in-on-whats-new-with-this-beloved-family-of-birds/
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Eagle cam: Second eaglet in Platte River State Fish Hatchery nest dies

Wildlife News23 April 2017

BENZIE COUNTY, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU) – A sad update to the live eagle cam the second eaglet in the Platte River State Fish Hatchery nest had died. Carbon TV says the second …. (Beulah)

Read More: http://upnorthlive.com/news/local/eagle-cam-second-eaglet-in-platte-river-state-fish-hatchery-nest-dies
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Owl nest at Lowe’s prompts ‘do not touch’ sign

Wildlife News21 April 2017

An owl family has decided that a Lowe’s Home Improvement store in Colorado makes the ideal home.

Read More: http://www.ajc.com/news/national/owl-nest-lowe-prompts-not-touch-sign/7R2iRkPBe31iXfMNJiTV8M/
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Man climbs 95ft. pole to return baby bald eagle during storm

Wildlife News21 April 2017

An eaglet at the National Arboretum is on the mend after being rescued from its nest Thursday night.

Read More and Video: http://www.wusa9.com/news/local/dc/baby-bald-eagle-rescued-from-nest-in-dc/433134849
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Hatched! Baby bald eagle attracts shutterbugs at Milpitas school

Wildlife News21 April 2017

Baby eagle near acres of sludge lagoons in a waste water treatment facility – proof that even in the mess of humanity, there’s room for a wild symbol of freedom.

Read More: http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/04/21/baby-bald-eagle-hatches-at-milpitas-school/
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A baby bald eagle hurt itself, so climbers scaled an 80-foot tree to help

Wildlife News21 April 2017

Known as DC4, the baby eaglet had gotten its leg “lodged in a Y-shaped stick” in pat of the ….

Read More: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/local/wp/2017/04/21/a-baby-bald-eagle-hurt-itself-so-climbers-scaled-an-80-foot-tree-to-help/?utm_term=.b63d586b71d0
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Visiting the owls

Wildlife News21 April 2017

ALBIA – Aside from a handful of fictional characters, cemeteries aren’t a great place for people to grow up. For animals, though, there are distinct advantages.

Read More: http://www.ottumwacourier.com/news/visiting-the-owls/article_6c32a750-25f1-11e7-9630-eb1ccc16cc54.html

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