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Bald Eagle populations beginning to soar

There was a time in America when the bald eagle was on the endangered species list and facing extinction. The deadly combination of pesticides (namely DDT), and urban sprawl, had all but driven these magnificent birds out of the lower 48 states. In the
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    Bald Eagle populations beginning to soar: DDT was banned nationwide in 1972 and, in many cases, humans are starting to pay more attention to their natural surroundings. Today this majestic symbol of America is thriving; so much so, it is returning to areas it fled decades ago. (Charlie Neibergall / AP)

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    Great place to view bald eagles---Brackendale Eagles Provincial Park, Squamish, B.C. | Via Huffington Post's "Best British Columbia Wildlife Viewing Places"

  • Carol Byrd

    A bald eagle flies from its nest as an eaglet looks on, Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at Gray's Lake Park in Des Moines, Iowa. CHARLIE NEIBERGALL - AP

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