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WFFT 10 April 2017
Forty years ago the bald eagle was in danger of extinction.  Now, the eagle has made a comeback and is even frequenting northeast Indiana. But now, hundreds of bald eagles have died the past decade due to lead poisoning.  One local group is trying to save the birds, and educate citizens on how you can help.

"We'll see more.  There's actually nests in the area.  So the eagles we take in, we used to take in maybe one a year, not even that.  But we have three in rehabilitation right now.

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