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Baby bald eagle dies near Denver

By: Zahira Torres, The Denver Post
July 24, 2014 Updated: July 24, 2014 at 7:19 am
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A baby bald eagle that raised hopes this week when it spread its wings and flew for the first time died on Wednesday after falling into a ditch.

Brighton's Raptor Education Foundation, which had volunteers watching over the eaglet after she hatched close to an exit ramp off E-470 in Commerce City, announced on its Facebook page that she died before she could be taken to a veterinary hospital.

"It is no small matter, the death of an eagle. And this eagle was very special to many, many people," Anne Price, the foundation's curator of raptors wrote in a Facebook post. "All of us, from the men on the ground at the nest, to myself, and I know many of you, are shedding many tears."

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