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Bald eagle Watson leaves cage to fly into wilderness

January 8, 2012 | 6:33 p.m. CST
Watson, a bad eagle, leaves her cage just before she takes off to fly in the wilderness again in front of a crowd Sunday afternoon at Long Branch State Park in Macon. Three chelation treatments were given to Watson to drop the lead levels in her blood to normal. Normally, it takes one to two treatments for bald eagles to get back to a regular lead level.

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