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American bald eagle to be removed from threatened species list

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The American bald eagle – the national symbol whose decline helped spur the Endangered Species Act and a ban on the pesticide DDT – will be off the threatened species list this year, a top Bush administration official promised Saturday.

Bald Eagle is back from the brink of extinction

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Our majestic national bird is flying high over much of its former range and the bald eagle may soon be off the endangered species list.

Reward offered in bald eagle death

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AUTHOR: Nicholas K. Geranios

SPOKANE, Wash. — A bald eagle was shot to death and left hanging from a tree branch this week, and a federal agency is offering a reward for information about who shot a bird that is the nation’s symbol.

The adult eagle, classified as threatened by the government, was found hanging from a branch in a field about a mile from Sprague, near Highway 231, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said.

Significance and care of the eagle feather