MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — An eaglet spotted struggling in its nest on the DNR’s Eagle Cam was rescued Friday night.
The chick was believed to have been stuck in the mud on the nest brought on by recent rains.READ MORE: Undefeated Gophers Getting Along Just Fine Under Ben Johnson
The DNR originally said it would not intervene, but it sent someone up to the nest to free the eaglet.
The DNR took the live camera offline, but viewers who already had it up were able to see the rescue.READ MORE: Vikings Leaning Hard On Justin Jefferson In Quest To Save Season
The eaglet was quickly taken out of the nest.
One of the eaglet’s parents returned to the nest a short time later.MORE NEWS: Source: Cheryl Reeve To Be Next US Women's Basketball Team Coach
The DNR hasn’t said yet whether the eaglet will be returned to the nest, and when the live camera will be back online.