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Video extra: Bald eagle takes flight after rehabilitation in Montana

Posted at 4:20 PM, Aug 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-01 18:20:51-04

GREAT FALLS- Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks shared a video Tuesday of a rehabilitated eagle taking flight and venturing back into the wild.

shared the story several weeks ago of an eagle that had become ill.

The eagle had bee spotted several weeks ago by a couple boating on Flathead Lake. The couple called the FWP TIP-MONT hotline, and a warden came to help.

The eagle was taken to Central Valley Animal Hospital where it was examined and given fluids to help it recover.

FWP said in a Facebook post that the the eagle showed no signs of external injuries and most likely ingested something that made it sick.

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