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Watch this rescued bald eagle’s journey from injured baby to adult release

Over the past year and a half, workers at the center helped heal the bird’s broken leg and nurse it back to health.
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DECATUR, Illinois — An eagle rescued by two Quad City kayakers was released yesterday.

A couple Kayaking on the Rock River found a baby eagle, who had fallen from its nests, wounded and struggling in June, 2018. They called the Illinois Raptor Center.

Read: Baby eagle rescued by Moline kayakers now on road to recovery at Raptor Center

Over the past year and a half, workers at the center helped heal the bird’s broken leg and nurse it back to health.

On Feb. 4, 2019, the center published a video on their Facebook page, which details the bird’s rehabilitation and release.

Watch the video above.