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Knox County Sheriff's Deputy Helps Rescue Injured Bald Eagle

A Deputy with the Knox County Sheriff's Office in Vincennes, Indiana, responded to a call of a bald eagle that had been hit by a motorist.

Posted: Oct 27, 2020 1:40 PM
Updated: Oct 27, 2020 1:47 PM

On Monday, the Knox County Sheriff's Office in Vincennes, Indiana, said one of its deputies, Deputy Matt McCormick, responded to a call of a bald eagle that was hit by a motorist.

KCSO says that Deputy McCormick contacted Wildlife Rehabilitator Angel Lange to assist in rescuing the eagle.

Deputy McCormick and Lange can be seen holding the eagle below.

The Sheriff's Office says that although bald eagles are no longer on the endangered list, they're still protected under multiple federal laws and regulations.



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