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Famous eagle making the rounds

After a two-month excursion through Wisconsin and northern Minnesota, a young eagle made famous by the internet is heading back south. The eagle was born and raised in front of an internet cam in Decorah, Iowa.
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After a two-month excursion through Wisconsin and northern Minnesota, a young eagle made famous by the internet is heading back south. The eagle was born and raised in front of an internet cam in Decorah, Iowa.

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