Saturday, January 19, 2008

Bald Eagle found shot in Manatee County

Tampa Bay's 10 reports here on the discovery of a bald eagle that was shot and killed. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating and is offering a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case. Bald eagles are no longer endangered, but it is still protected by federal law and killing one can result in a $100,000 fine and up to a year in prison.

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