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Mo. authorities seek killer of bald eagle

WILLIAMSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Officials with the Missouri Department of Conservation are looking for the person who shot and killed a bald eagle in southeast Missouri.

KFVS-TV (http://bit.ly/Xd1aTS ) reports that a Wayne County landowner found the young eagle on his property on Wednesday. The eagle was taken to a wildlife rehabilitation center but died later that night.

Bald eagles are protected by both state and federal law.

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Information from: KFVS-TV, http://www.kfvs12.com

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