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Bald Eagle #17-0968 update

The veterinary staff have been monitoring Bald Eagle #17-0968’s injured wings. Both carpi remain swollen but appear to be healing gradually.

On July 3, the veterinary staff drew fluid from the carpus joints on both wings and will perform cytology; the tests will help determine if there is a bacterial infection causing the swelling that will require a course of antibiotics.

from Wildlife Center of Virginia RSS http://wildlifecenter.org/critter-corner/patient-updates/bald-eagle-17-0968-update-1
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