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Bald eagle coddles unhatched eggs

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 01:09

''Eagle Cam'' monitors American Bald Eagle nesting in Washington DC.

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NATURAL ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Bald Eagles known as ""Mr. President" and "The First Lady" were busy caring for their newly laid eggs on Tuesday (March 15) in Washington, D.C. An "eagle cam" is providing live footage of the first bald eagles to nest in the city's National Arboretum since 1947. The first egg was laid on February 10 and the other on February 14. Both are expected to hatch in the next few days. The majestic birds built their nest in a tulip poplar tree in 2014. The federally protected bird is a symbol of the U.S. government and is featured on currency and in the presidential seal. The bald eagle, which almost disappeared from the United States decades ago, was removed from the federal endangered species list in 2007 after habitat protection and the banning of the pesticide DDT led to its recovery.

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Bald eagle coddles unhatched eggs

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 01:09