MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Department of Natural Resources will release an eagle back into the wild Friday morning.
According to the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe DNR, employees of the DNR found the eagle a few weeks ago on the side of Shakopee Lake Road.READ MORE: 'I Feel Like It's Worse': Parts Of South Minneapolis Still Plagued By Needle Littering
The young eagle was found to be too weak to fly.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine For Younger Kids 'Would Be Absolute Relief' For Families With Immunocompromised Members
The Mille Lacs Band staff then took the eagle to the Garrison Animal Hospital, where it made a full recovery.
The young eagle is now ready to be released.MORE NEWS: How Did Pumpkin Spice Become The Flavor Of Fall?
According to the Mille Lacs Band staff, they will release the eagle at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Garrison Kathio State Park.