On November 15, two mature Bald Eagles were found down on the ground, next to a deer carcass. The birds were unable to stand and were exhibiting neurologic symptoms -- indicating possible poisoning.
The veterinary team have been monitoring Black Bear cub #16-2441 in the days following his admission; the bear did not have any signs of respiratory distress, despite the abnormal lung radiographs on admission. On November 25, the cub was darted and sedated for additional radiographs; Dr.
During the past two weeks, the veterinarians have darted and anesthetized Black Bear yearling #16-2409 every five days so that they could manage the bear's deep leg wound. Dr.
The goal of the Center is “to treat to release” – to restore patients to health and return as many as possible to the wild. In rare instances, the Center has the opportunity to track eagles after their release. Click here to follow these former eagle patients.