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April 13, 2012
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Video: Police rescue injured bald eagle in Wis.

Police say the bald eagle was likely injured in a fight


WAUSAU, Wis. — When police noticed a crowd gathering near downtown Wausau, they stopped to check it out. A bald eagle was stuck, injured, on a sidewalk.

Witnesses told police the bird fell from the sky. Police say it was likely injured in a fight. "Two bald eagles were fighting up in the air and in the middle of that fight they both came crashing down to the ground," said Lt. Matt Barnes, Wausau Police Department.

While police worked to get things under control,someone came up and told them what to do. Shortly after that, Steve Fisher arrived. He's a volunteer with the Raptor Education Group, an organization that takes care of injured birds. Fisher took the eagle away to a safe place outside Antigo.

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