5 bald eagles returned to the wild after being rehabilitated by Wisconsin conservation group


5 bald eagles returned to the wild after being rehabilitated by Wisconsin conservation group


More than 100 onlookers gathered at Veterans Memorial Park in Prairie du Sac on a sunny January afternoon, vying for spots with the best view of five white crates.

They cheered as handlers opened each of the enclosures, setting free five bald eagles, which took off soaring over the Wisconsin River.

A nonprofit called Raptor Education Group, Inc. had been overseeing the birds since last summer at a rehabilitation center in Antigo.

There, the eaglets had minimal contact with people..

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