Bald Eagle

This large, juvenile Bald Eagle came to us extremely lethargic. Teton Raptor Center staff initially suspected lead poisoning to be the culprit, but a blood-lead test yielded negative results. Surprisingly, she survived her first night in our oxygen chamber, and her health drastically improved with every hour. TRC discovered a large endoparasite load which may have contributed to her lethargy.

Date Admitted: 8.18.17

Location Found: Afton, WY

Update: Within less than a week of coming to us, she has successfully demonstrated her ability to fly and we're hoping she will be ready for release shortly!

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