Kansas game wardens are on the search for a bald eagle killer.
Reported by KMBC, Kansas game wardens are after a killer, but not your typical kind. They’re looking for a bald eagle killer.
This federally protected bird of prey is also the national bird, and someone decided it was a smart idea to take a shot and kill this majestic bird.
The incident occurred the morning of Wednesday, February the fifth below the Marion Reservoir’s dam near Hillsboro, Kan., north of Wichita.
If you have information on this bald eagle shooting, call Operation Game Thief at 877-426-3843.
Under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, the shooter could receive up to $5,000 fine and one year in prison for a first offense of killing an eagle.