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Law protects even dead bald eagles

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A few weeks ago, I received a call from a local resident who had found a dead bald eagle along the Apple River.

The bird had apparently flown down from a tree and died along the river, frozen in place with its wings spread. The cause of death was probably related to starvation or lead poisoning. The bird's breast bone was very obvious, suggesting that it was not eating well.

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