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: Boil-Water Alert Could Last 2 Weeks For Some In SE Michigan
A necropsy and lab tests at Michigan State University could help determine the eagle’s cause of death.READ MORE: 133,000 People Remain Under Boil Water Advisory In Michigan, Could Take Weeks Before Water Is Safe To Drink
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: Salvation Army Collecting Supplies For Back To School Drive
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