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Oklahoma Wardens Looking for Leads in Eagle Poaching Case

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Help authorities find who poached this bald eagle and you could earn a reward.

The Oklahoma Game Wardens are working an eagle poaching case and they need the help of the public. Warden Brandon Lehrman found the dead eagle, a juvenile, in a wheat field in Greer County. Upon closer examination, he found the eagle had two holes from a rifle in it.

One of the shots went through the eagle’s wing. The other went through its chest.

The eagle was found ¼ of a mile south of the intersection of E1430 and N2040 in an area south of Granite. Wardens posted photos of the eagle as it was found on their Facebook page.

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Anyone with information on this poaching case is urged to contact Warden Lehrman at 580-450-7706.

Tips can also be left anonymously on Oklahoma’s anti-poaching hotline at 1-800-522-8039.

The Oklahoma Wardens are offering a $500 reward for information. An additional $500 was offered up by a member of the public who saw the post and offered to help.

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Oklahoma Wardens Looking for Leads in Eagle Poaching Case