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WSU Veterinary College to release bald eagle

PULLMAN – A bald eagle brought to WSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine has made a full recovery and will be released at noon today, Nov. 13, near Newport, Wash.

The eagle has been nicknamed “Kim” after the woman who first found the bird and took it to her local veterinarian in February. Kim was suffering with a broken wing and lead poisoning. Surgery repaired the delicate bones in the wing and special medical techniques were employed to flush the lead form its body. The long rehabilitation required tube feedings and eventually a gradual program to rebuild the eagle’s strength.

“It has been a long and difficult journey for Kim” said Dr. Nickol Finch, who heads up the Raptor Rehabilitation Program at WSU. “Now he’s ready to be returned to where he belongs.”

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