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Bald Eagle #16-2440 update

Bald Eagle #16-2440 was examined on December 21 so that Dr. Peach could determine if the bird was able to begin exercise again, after the bird’s self-inflicted wing injury. Unfortunately, the bird’s wing injury had not improved; the joint was swollen and radiographs indicated some remodeling of the bone. Dr. Peach performed a fine needle aspirate on the swollen area and found blood, some joint fluid, some inflammatory cells, but fortunately, no bacteria. There was also a large scab on the leading edge of the eagle’s carpus; Dr.

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