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BEAKS treats injured bald eagle

Bald eagle is being treated by B.E.A.K.S.
Bald eagle is being treated by B.E.A.K.S.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Bird Emergency Aid and Kare Sanctuary in Jacksonville has been treating a bald eagle that the organization said was found injured Friday by Florida state troopers. 

The bird, is believed to be a female, determined by her large size. 

Cindy Mosling, director of B.E.A.K.S., said the eagle was possibly hit by a car and was suffering from a head injury when it found near the area of Raiford, Florida. 

B.E.A.K.S. rescued the eagle and after receiving emergency care, she is now recovering.  

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