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Bald Eagle Lands on Canadian Pitcher Before MLB Game

'Figured I'm not going to outrun an eagle'

(Newser) - The patriotic pregame show ahead of the Minnesota Twins' home opener went awry when a bald eagle failed to cooperate. The bird, there for a ceremonial flight during the national anthem, landed on Seattle Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton instead of its handler, the AP reports. Paxton—a Canadian—was...

Eagle Snatches Hiker's Phone
 Eagle Snatches Hiker's Phone 

Eagle Snatches Hiker's Phone

It happened in a 'birder's paradise' in Alaska

(Newser) - Unalaska is described as a "birder's paradise" on the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's website . But a Coast Guard officer had a decidedly different experience in this town nestled in the Aleutian Islands when a leisurely hike turned into a blitz against him by a bald...

Baby Bald Eagle Dies on Livecam

Livecam captures birth and death

(Newser) - A baby bald eagle whose hatching was streamed on a livecam Monday night in York County, Pa., has died, the AP reports. The eaglet was first shown to be moving on the Pennsylvania Game Commission's livecam , but it later became limp and flies could be seen on it, according...

Nest Webcam Viewers Mad After Watching Eaglet Die

Wildlife expert says that's nature, and webcam isn't a 'baby monitor'

(Newser) - People keeping an eye on two baby eagles via a nest webcam in Maine got a lesson last weekend in just how brutal nature can be: One of the eaglets attacked its sibling for all the world to see, reports the Bangor Daily News . That prompted pleas from all over...

Feds to Wind Farmer: Go Ahead, Kill Eagles

Project to receive first-of-its-kind 'eagle take' permit

(Newser) - A wind power development in Oregon should be allowed to kill a few golden eagles as long as it contributes to conservation efforts, the federal government says. Authorities have recommended granting a first-of-its-kind "take" permit to the wind farm, giving it permission to kill up to three golden eagles...

Eagle Flies Off 'Threatened' List
Eagle Flies Off 'Threatened' List

Eagle Flies Off 'Threatened' List

After 40 years, national symbol returns from brink of extinction

(Newser) - The national bird is no longer threatened with extinction, an achievement the Interior Department celebrated today by letting a bald eagle frolic in the skies above the Jefferson Memorial. Thanks in large part to conservation laws, the number of nesting pairs has grown more than 20-fold since 1963; the bird...

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