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Injured Bald Eagle rescued after escaping from San Antonio conservatory

Last Chance Forever thanked the public for their help in locating the bird.

SAN ANTONIO — An injured Bald Eagle has been rescued after escaping from a San Antonio conservatory.

Last Chance Forever thanked the public for their help locating the bird, who escaped while being transferred to their north-side facility for treatment. They said they found it about a quarter mile away, near a baseball field.

"Staff began their search before dawn this morning. As eagles are birds that hunt in the daytime, they do not generally move around at night to any great extent," the rescue said. "With great care, and a lot of practice at containing raptors, Ian and Kelly were able secure the bald eagle rather quickly."

The non-profit was founded in 1978 with the mission of rehabilitating sick and injured birds, and educating the public.

Credit: Last Chance Forever

"Many thanks to all our friends for keeping an eye out for the eagle," they said. "Caring and help like yours is how we are able to keep getting sick, injured, and orphaned birds of prey back into the wild for over 40 years."

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