Video: Texas officer rescues wounded hawk in the road

The bird refused to leave the road until Officer David Tatom carried the hawk away


Candi Bolden
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

A North Texas police officer found and rescued a wounded hawk in the road in Carrollton, Texas.

The Carrollton police officer found the hawk sitting in the road with an injured wing on Aug. 12.

According to a Facebook post, the bird refused to leave the road until Officer David Tatom carried the hawk away. 

The hawk is now at the The Blackland Prairie Raptor Center.

 
Raptor Rescue

Every workplace needs a good outdoorsman. Ours is Officer Tatom. Our thanks to City of Carrollton Animal Adoption Center for the assist, and to The Blackland Prairie Raptor Center for the continuing care and rehab of patient 18-0442. Track his progress on their website: http://www.bpraptorcenter.org under the rescue tab.

Posted by Carrollton Texas Police Department on Thursday, August 16, 2018

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