Remember the video from last month of an eagle trying to fly off with a BABY?  Well, it turned out to be fake . . . but apparently not everyone KNOWS that.

 

 

 

 

--In the last month, a wildlife rehab center in Wisconsin has taken in four hawks and two bald eagles that had GUNSHOT wounds.  And the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reportedly gotten similar reports from all over the country.

 

 

--On January 9th alone, four bald eagles were found dead in a lake in Washington State, and they'd all been shot.

 

 

--One expert explained it this way:  Quote, "Fear makes people irrational, and when people fear something, they destroy it because they don’t know what else to do.”  (--You can read more about it at WausauDailyHerald.com.)