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She was found shocked burns and unable to fly we're talking about Phoenix the bald eagle -- right there.
Apparently accidentally landed on a power line down in Florida.
And she caught on fire and was merely electrocuted.
But -- -- to some good samaritans Phoenix has risen from the ashes and is on her.
Recovery we're joined now by doctor Robyn Jenkins a veterinarian at the peace river wildlife center and went to -- Florida.
How how close to death was was Phoenix doctor.
Well -- injured pretty severely.
By the electrocution itself.
A lot of burning of her feathers and the worst part was when she came -- we nearly.
Euthanized her because normally when birds are electrocuted like that they don't survive and we put them out of their misery because they eat a diet slow and torturous death.
Well how is it by without doctor -- -- I -- birds on power lines all the time how would a bird get electrocuted.
Well there's there's a problem with that the transformer the power line in the poll itself.
Where something is exposed that shouldn't be -- them.
So it is something like this happens we report it.
Okay so I you're assuming that she's about three years old -- assuming she's a female.
Based on her up figure -- mean -- that.
That females are larger than the males -- I am OK so -- if I know somebody saw Phoenix there.
And brought him in the brought her into you what's the prognosis.
Other process at this point is really good she's been with us for about two and a half weeks and you know and further damage she's got some burning of her her face and her one foot.
That skin is healing and the feathers just need to Waltz and re grow so we're hoping within a year possibly up to three years shall be release of -- And I know the peace river wildlife center -- to guard a Florida almost had to close because you didn't have enough funding.
So people can visit -- -- prints -- comedy and donate to the peace river wildlife center to make sure there.
Funded to stay open for doing good works like -- Phoenix actually been abducted.
After Jenkins a great to see you -- thank you much middle of the fact that they named her Phoenix American spirit right there -- indeed all right we're seven aside we'll be back in two minutes.
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