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Iowa DNR: Help Find Person Who Shot, Killed Bald Eagle

File photo of a bald eagle eating waterfowl. Not the eagle that was shot.
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File photo of a bald eagle eating waterfowl

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is looking for a person who shot a bald eagle in Scott County.

On Saturday, February 11th, an Iowa DNR officer responded to a report of an injured eagle in the Bettendorf and Riverdale area. The eagle died while being treated for its injuries at a raptor rehabilitation center. X-rays confirmed the eagle had been shot.

Anyone with information about the shooting of the eagle is asked to call Iowa DNR Conservation Officer, Nick Rocca, at 563.349.9418.

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