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Bald Eagle Rescued from Leghold Trap

Last week, a bald eagle was found in a leghold trap by hunters in Salem, N.H. and rescued by local police. "I was on on call and spoke to the hunter," Sgt. Mike Wagner told ABC News. "But I didn't believe it was an eagle. In my 41 years on Earth I've never seen a bald eagle in the wild." Rescuers covered the eagle, who was wearing an identification band, with a blanket while getting the trap open. Fortunately, the only injury they found was a cut on its leg and it flew off after being freed. Officials believe the eagle was lured ...

You might have a way with dogs or cats, but how about eagles? Raptor specialist Tim Brown put his bird-soothing skills to good use when a bald eagle became tangled in a rope in Sammamish, Wash. and nobody was able to get close enough to free it. With a soft whistle that he refers to as an "Eagle Song" (and, we like to think a gentle look in his eye), he quickly gained the eagle's trust and was able to calm him, hood him, and free him -- after which the frightened but mostly uninjured bird was transported to rehab facility. Watch Brown's remarkable work below! PRODUCTION PLAYER! DO NOT DELETE....