UF Vet Med staff release rehabilitated bald eagle back into the wild

Click photo to download high res version.On July 16, University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine staffers helped release a female juvenile bald eagle back into the wild at Newnans Lake. The eagle, named Roosevelt, was treated for two months at UF's Small Animal Hospital after being found unable to fly. She subsequently underwent rehabilitation at the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey in Maitland, FL. When she was deemed ready, Audubon representatives drove Roosevelt back to Gainesville, where she was successfully released back to her original environment.

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Sarah Carey

Public Relations Director, College of Veterinary Medicine

Sarah Carey, M.A., A.P.R., is director of public relations at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, a job she has held since 1990. Formerly, she was editor of...Read More

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