bald eagle

  • A bald eagle sits in a tree in the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve near Haines, Alaska
    August 5, 2017   BY  

    Plastic surgeon Dr. Coleen Stice mostly operates on humans – that is, until the zoo calls for assistance. She has operated on a bald eagle, fixed cleft palates on dogs, and done minor reconstructive surgery on pigs and cats. Her inter-species work is evidence, she said, that plastic surgery isn’t limited to the typical “nip and tuck” cosmetic procedures.

    “Plastic surgeons get credit for all the face lifts and boob jobs we do, but, for the most part, what we do is reconstructive surgery,” said Stice. Continue reading

  • August 12, 2008   BY  

    The Bush administration on Monday proposed a regulatory change that would allow federal agencies to decide for themselves whether construction projects such as roads and dams have the potential to harm endangered animals and plants. Continue reading

  • June 28, 2007  

    America’s national symbol, the bald eagle, has officially been taken off the endangered species list 40 years after coming close to extinction. The NewsHour reports on how and why this iconic bird is thriving once again. Continue reading