Conservation

Flipping the Bird

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When Steven Patterson found an eagle's nest and two baby eagles that had been blown out of a tree, he took them to a wildlife rehabilitation center. One of the eagles has recovered and been released into the wild. The other is still recovering. Meanwhile, La Salle County, Illinois, prosecutor Brian Towne charged Patterson with interfering with wildlife for his efforts. Patterson's first trial ended in hung jury, but Towne says he will not drop the charges.

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