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Bald Eagle #17-1454 update

On June 22, Drs. Ernesto and Peach took Bald Eagle #17-1454 to surgery again to attempt to repair the bird’s fractured humerus. Unfortunately, during surgery, Dr. Ernesto noted that the bone was flexible and weak; as the bone was held to attempt repair, it shattered into several small pieces. Given the grave prognosis, the team decided to humanely euthanize the eagle.

from Wildlife Center of Virginia RSS http://wildlifecenter.org/critter-corner/patient-updates/bald-eagle-17-1454-update-0
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