One of our national symbols is making a comeback along the Mississippi River. For years, the bald eagle had been nearing extinction due to pesticides. But things have changed for the better. Paul Labovitz with the National Park Service says the experience of seeing a bald eagle is one filled with awe.
What used to be considered a rare sight is now becoming the norm. Bald eagles have been spotted lately in Minneapolis parks and Suburban neighborhoods. We went to the Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota to find out why.
As the ice on lakes, rivers and sidewalks continues to melt, another sign of spring is on the wing: bald eagles.
On a frozen Washington County field covered partially in snow, bald eagle number 11-694 was found motionless and barely breathing.