GRANT TOWNSHIP (AP) – Authorities are investigating the death of a bald eagle in western Michigan’s Mecosta County.
The Department of Natural Resources says the eagle was discovered in a tree in Grant Township on March 1. The bird was the victim of a traumatic injury.READ MORE: Chief Search: Detroit Board Of Police Commissioners Agree To Find Candidates
A necropsy and lab tests at Michigan State University could help determine the eagle’s cause of death.READ MORE: Under Proposal N The City Of Detroit Says Demo, Rehab Of Abandon Properties Underway
Lt. John Jurich of the DNR’s law enforcement division says it’s important that violators are held responsible for killing a “majestic, protected species.” He says tips from the public could help the investigation.
Anyone with information can call (800) 292-7800.MORE NEWS: Drugstores Offer Pfizer Vaccine For Kids Age 12-15 Under New Approval
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