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Two bald eagles found dead [poisoned] in Logan County near Booneville [Arkansas]
KATV ^ | 2-15-13

Posted on 02/16/2013 6:21:22 AM PST by Dysart

BOONEVILLE – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are investigating two more bald eagle deaths in Arkansas.

The eagles were found in Logan County just south of Booneville. Earlier this month, an eagle was found shot near Highland in Pike County. That bird death is still under investigation.

The two eagles in Logan County were found near the Golden City Church in early December and have been undergoing necropsies for the cause of death. Tests revealed that the two birds died of poisoning.

State and federal officials are asking for help in solving both cases. The AGFC is offering $1,000 and the USFWS is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to a conviction of the person or persons responsible for killing the Logan County eagles. The identities of persons who provide information will be kept confidential.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; US: Arkansas
KEYWORDS: arkansas; baldeagles; poachers; wildlife
One Eagle shot and two poisoned recently in NW Arkansas.
1 posted on 02/16/2013 6:21:28 AM PST by Dysart
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To: Dysart

And 2000 babies were probably killed by abortion and that is CELEBRATED!!


2 posted on 02/16/2013 6:22:52 AM PST by Ann Archy (ABORTION........the HUMAN sacrifice to the god of CONVENIENCE.)
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To: Dysart
Bald eagle shot dead in Pike Co
3 posted on 02/16/2013 6:28:33 AM PST by Dysart
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To: Dysart

No real American would do this. It is some malcontent who should emigrate to some place he be happy


4 posted on 02/16/2013 6:30:53 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Ann Archy

Ann, is abortion (ritualized infanticide) a horrible problem? Yes, absolutely. Does that make poisoning bald eagles non-news? no.


5 posted on 02/16/2013 6:32:19 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

Years ago, I’m thinking over 50, my cousin in law’s father would shoot at any raptor. He was a sheep rancher in Texas. No one messed with his sheep. I don’t even know if there were bald eagles in Grayson county but if he had seen one, he would have shot it.


6 posted on 02/16/2013 6:34:55 AM PST by Mercat (Never laugh at live dragons)
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To: Dysart

The ROP hates these birds as much as it hates dogs...


7 posted on 02/16/2013 6:40:16 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: Hardraade

goat ranchers


8 posted on 02/16/2013 6:45:00 AM PST by Mercat (Never laugh at live dragons)
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To: Dysart

They were carrying off my cattle.


9 posted on 02/16/2013 6:46:27 AM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: Mercat

We have several sheep farms here and I always see red-tail hawks flying around with a sheep in their talons.


10 posted on 02/16/2013 6:48:16 AM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: AppyPappy

May have been trying to poison coyotes, and the eagles got into the bait. Would be my guess.


11 posted on 02/16/2013 6:50:37 AM PST by rstrahan
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To: AppyPappy

I know you’re just kidding. But here in Oklahoma I have heard of Red-Tails taking small dogs, puppies, kittens, etc.


12 posted on 02/16/2013 6:53:16 AM PST by ops33 (Senior Master Sergeant, USAF (Retired))
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To: rstrahan

I have mouse bait in secure locations, but I’m constantly on the lookout for dead ones so kitty doesn’t find them first. But I’m concerned about the ones that go outside to croak. Lesser of two evils, I guess.

(Yes, I know, I’ve tried all kinds of non-poisonous, but I’m talking about hard-to-reach areas).


13 posted on 02/16/2013 6:54:37 AM PST by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: rstrahan

“May have been trying to poison coyotes, and the eagles got into the bait. “
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That’s a possibility. Bald Eagles can be scavengers.


14 posted on 02/16/2013 6:58:13 AM PST by Dysart
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To: Dysart

But...but...but...I have heard it is OK for Native Americans to shoot them for religious reasons.


15 posted on 02/16/2013 7:04:54 AM PST by mosaicwolf (Strength and Honor)
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To: AppyPappy

LOL. Maybe tiny baby sheep but this is in Texas and I’m guessing that the hawks were pretty good size.


16 posted on 02/16/2013 7:05:21 AM PST by Mercat (Never laugh at live dragons)
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To: Dysart
Only a COMMUNIST would do such a thing!

BETTER DEAD THAN RED


17 posted on 02/16/2013 7:07:55 AM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: mosaicwolf
The Federal Government has a repository of Eagle Parts which can be requested by the Indians. The whole thing is stupid....but the Indians love to play us.

I believe they're allowed to go crazy on peyote, too.

18 posted on 02/16/2013 7:38:52 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Mercat

When we lived at HOPE NM, back in 1956 we would often go out to ranch south of there. We would see dead coyotes, Golden eagles, and cougars hanging dead on the fence by the gate.

We would pull out the tail feathers of the eagles to fletch arrows.

We have huge numbers of bald eagles here in NE Arkansas.


19 posted on 02/16/2013 8:50:03 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar ( Too old to cut the mustard any more.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar
We have huge numbers of bald eagles here in NE Arkansas.

You're in NE Arkansas now?

20 posted on 02/16/2013 9:25:15 AM PST by BipolarBob (Happy Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in your favor.)
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To: BipolarBob

Oh D**N forgot to proofread! NW ARKANSAS. Glad someone is watching me!


21 posted on 02/16/2013 9:47:47 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar ( Too old to cut the mustard any more.)
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