VIDEO: Injured eagle at BC Wildlife Park in Kamloops released back into wild
An injured eagle that was recovering at Kamloops' BC Wildlife Park has now been released.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/BC Farm & Family Photography
March 24, 2017 - 6:30 PM
KAMLOOPS - After spending nearly two months recovering at the B.C. Wildlife Park in Kamloops, a bald eagle has been released back into nature.
Wildlife photographer Tasha Hall found the injured eagle trapped in a snare while sledding in the Kootenays near the end of January. Hall ended up putting the eagle in a dog crate and driving it to the BC Wildlife Park in Kamloops.
The eagle had an injured wing and spent nearly two months recovering at the wildlife park.
The park's care coordinator told iNFOnews.ca in February that Hall and her companion did everything right when they transported the eagle.
Hall said in a Facebook post that she was grateful for the treatment the eagle received at BC Wildlife Park up until its March 21 release.
You can watch the bird's full journey from rescue to release in the video.
Credit: BC Farm & Family Photography
To contact a reporter for this story, email Ashley Legassic or call 250-319-7494 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.
We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above.
News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2017