Bald eagle released back into the wild after treatment at UF and Audubon Center for Birds of Prey

Chris Wynn, North Central regional director for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, releases a bald eagle Tuesday near Lake City after it underwent treatment for an injury and lead toxicity at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine and the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey in Maitland. Credit: Louis Brems

A bald eagle rescued in Lake City after a mid-air encounter with another bird left it unable to fly was released back into the wild today (Jan. 10) after successful treatment at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine and further treatment and rehabilitation at the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey in Maitland.

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