(RAW VIDEO) Bald eagle hit by car, rescued

PORTLAND, Ore. - A bald eagle was hit on westbound Interstate 84 Portland, Oregon, but to the amazement of on-lookers, the protected bird of prey was not killed.

KGW.com reported that:

Some drivers flagged down a fire truck on I-84, near Northeast 102nd Avenue, to alert firefighters that the injured bird was lying on the shoulder, according to Lt. Rich Chatman of Portland Fire & Rescue. Chatman said animal control officers picked up the bird, a male bald eagle with an 8-foot wingspan, and took it to the Audubon Society for evaluation


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