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Troopers respond to possibly injured eagle

State Troopers received a call Sunday afternoon about a possibly injured eagle near Case Avenue in Wrangell.

They responded and spotted the eagle. The bird disappeared up a hill and Troopers asked nearby residents to keep an eye out for the bird.

If you ever see a wild animal you think might be injured, contact the Forest Service. You can also alert State Troopers or police. The Forest Service advises never to approach an injured animal, but call for assistance and wait for help to come.

In Wrangell, you can contact the Forest Service at 874-2323. The police and State Troopers are at 874-3304.

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