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Bald Eagle Found Shot Dead in Ohio

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Ohio Division of Wildlife is seeking information on a poacher who shot a bald eagle.There is a $3,700 reward for information on the shooter.

The Preble County eagle slaying has caused quite a stir.

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The Ohio Division of Wildlife is looking for information to who killed a bald eagle in Preble County. The eagle that was shot is thought to be 2-3 years old and of a mottled coloration, as pictured below.

Anyone with information on the  “Preble County Bald Eagle Poaching Case” is urged to call the Ohio Division of Wildlife at 1-800-POACHER. Bald eagles and golden eagles are protected by the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

There is a $3,700 reward for information that results in the prosecution and conviction of the parties responsible for this poaching crime.

This regal bird of prey has been a work in progress for species restoration.

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Bald Eagle Found Shot Dead in Ohio