Welcome to the Wildlife News Topic.

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

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Omaha plastic surgeon solves the mystery of the bald bald eagle

Wildlife News
19 July 2017

Dr. Coleen Stice usually performs surgery on humans, but this week she had an entirely different type of patient – a bald eagle. Stice, an Omaha plastic and reconstructive surgeon with a mysterious head wound. The eagle was discovered on …..

Read More: http://kwbe.com/state-news/omaha-plastic-surgeon-solves-the-mystery-of-the-bald-bald-eagle/
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Back to the Wild releases bald eagle at East Harbor State Park

Wildlife News16 July 2017

A bald eagle flew back into its natural habitat Saturday, after Back to the Wild released the bird at East Harbor State Park.
Read More: http://www.thenews-messenger.com/story/news/local/2017/07/17/back-wild-releases-bald-eagle-east-harbor-state-park/483210001/
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Happy endings for two bald eagles

Wildlife News16 July 2017

A missing bird returns to its nest in D.C., and one in distress returns to the skies.

Read More: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/happy-end-for-injured-mixed-up-eagle-pair/2017/07/16/615471a4-6a81-11e7-96ab-5f38140b38cc_story.html?utm_term=.d88a1e945b15
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Bald eagle threat: Lead ammunition in carcasses left behind by hunters

Wildlife News16 July 2017

New York state wildlife researchers have documented a growing number of eagle deaths form lead poisoning in recent years.

Read More: http://www.syracuse.com/outdoors/index.ssf/2017/07/bald_eagle_threat_lead_ammunition_in_carcasses_left_behind_by_hunters.html
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Bald eagle makes flight to freedom in Winthrop

Wildlife News13 July 2017

He’s one lucky bird.

Read More: https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2017/07/13/bald-eagle-makes-flight-freedom-winthrop/NakKN4tJ1OCjcshT9r7MqJ/story.html
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Bald eagle recovery efforts in WNY hit record-breaking success

Wildlife News11 July 2017

If you haven’t spotted the stark white head of a bald eagle somewhere in the Buffalo Niagara sky, it might be time to get out of the house ….

Read More: http://buffalonews.com/2017/07/11/bald-eagle-recovery-efforts-wny-hit-record-breaking-success/
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Virginia man pleads guilty to shooting, killing bald eagle

Wildlife News11 July 2017

A Virginia man faces up to a year in prison and a $100,000 fine after he pleaded guilty to killing a bald eagle today, first by shooting the bird of prey and then running it over with an all-terrain vehicle, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a statement. The Justice Department …

Read More: http://abcnews.go.com/US/virginia-man-pleads-guilty-killing-bald-eagle-shooting/story?id=48573099
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Neighbors come together to save injured bald eagle

Wildlife News10 July 2017

An injured juvenile bald eagle turned up in a Kenosha backyard this weekend, sparking a rescue effort by the neighborhood.

Read More: http://www.kenoshanews.com/news/local/neighbors-come-together-to-save-injured-bald-eagle/article_0224cc04-f20c-5103-a689-f118b3df5116.html

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