By Josie  August 25th, 2023

Kayaker Saves Flightless Bald Eagle

A thoughtful kayaker saves a bald eagle at Lake Heron National Park.

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Seeing as the bald eagle is a symbol of freedom and strength, the story has another underlying message.

The bald eagle in need of rescuing reminds us that even the strongest ones of us need a little bit of help from time to time.

From afar, he kayaker observes the eagle’s evident struggles. It seemed to grapple with even the basic act of walking.

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The Rescue Mission

The Rescue Mission

Recognizing the gravity of the situation and moved by the bird’s plight, the kayaker makes the compassionate decision to step in and to save the bald eagle.

What It Symbolizes

Chosen in 1782 as the national symbol, the bald eagle represents freedom, strength, and the undaunted spirit of a nation.

The act of rescuing the eagle is not just about saving a bird; it’s symbolic of hope, compassion, and the interconnectedness of all living beings.

Above all, we’re reminded that every life is precious, and even in our busy lives, we can make a difference.

Here's what you should do if you find an injured bird:

1. Approach with Caution

Slowly approach the bird to prevent causing additional stress or injury.

2. Gentle Capture

Gently drape a light cloth over the bird to calm it. This reduces its visual stimuli and makes it easier to handle.

3. Avoid Feeding

Do not attempt to feed or give water to the bird. Incorrect food or water can cause harm.

The kayaker’s timely intervention not only saved the life of the bald eagle but also inspired countless viewers to be more observant, compassionate

Wrapping Up

Yellow Wavy Line
Yellow Wavy Line

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