Bald Eagle Rescued Last Week From Storm Drain Dies Due To Its Puncture Wounds
By Space Coast Daily // November 16, 2016
eagle received intensive care
ABOVE VIDEO: The bald eagle that was rescued from a storm drain last week has died. The eagle had been moved from the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey to Winter Park Veterinary Hospital Monday on Lee Road in order to provide intensive care, but on Tuesday the eagle died. The eagle’s caregivers said that due to its puncture wounds, the animal had accumulated fluid around its heart and lung. The eagle was also being treated for possible organ failure. (WFTV video)
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ABOVE VIDEO: Officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission rescued an injured eagles that was trapped inside a storm drain in Orlando, Florida. (FOX 35 video)
(FOX 35) – Officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission rescued an injured eagles that was trapped inside a storm drain in Orlando, Florida.
Orange County Fire Rescue was alerted after the two eagles were spotted on the ground along Goldenrod Road, near Curry Ford Road. One of the eagles appeared to be injured while the other appeared healthy and was perched nearby.
Firefighters cleared an area around the drain and partially blocked traffic on Goldenrod Road while FWC staged the rescue. The healthy eagle flew away as rescuers approached the scene.
The injured eagle was expected to be taken to the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey in Maitland, Florida for assessment.