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Stranded Pierre Part eagle takes flight once more

(Source:Rick Portier/WAFB) (Source:Rick Portier/WAFB)
(Source: Rick Portier/WAFB) (Source: Rick Portier/WAFB)
PIERRE PART, LA (WAFB) -

Neighbors in Pierre Part noticed an eagle sitting on a log, and refusing to fly.

Now, she is ready to fly, thanks to the care of Pierre Part citizens and the caretakers of the LSU Vet School.

"We think she was a little weak and dehydrated," says Javier Nevarez, of the LSU Vet School. "We gave her some fluids, fed it for a while, and did a little bit of rehabilitation to regain its strength."

Nevarez says that the eagle's departure is good news. He says that it means that the eagle population is on the rise.

After one final wing check, the eagle was back on the lake where it was found, and eventually made its way back to her family in the area.

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