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This course and the bald eagle challenger 23 years old and a bald eagle ambassador with him is -- history founder and president of the American Eagle foundation.
Look beautiful brought a challenger back into our studios again nice to see -- -- see two.
Why is it is so important for Americans to be aware of the national symbol -- on this weekend.
Well you know Eagles symbolizes everything we we stand for as Americans our freedom and our independence.
And of course our brave military people out there of fought and in many times died for those those freedoms and and so I think it's important to.
To bring the eagle out and sharing with them the military the American public and and let them see their majestic symbol up close.
Calendar is gorgeous and he's the first bald eagle to -- to free file right first deal in US history trained to free flying to stadiums during the national anthem and there's a lot of major entity that.
We -- filtering techniques have been around for thousands of years and basically it's all positive rewards and and just repetitive.
You know behavior.
I wanna I don't wanna pet but I can't right now you can't have no Al hunt at chili's we don't flap your -- -- so hard because you know -- -- animal lovers these beautiful isn't it stretches that there's some pretty hands off hands off -- You know if I -- -- in the hallway earlier -- reminded me I would say just moving -- going through some old children's boxes of my early like drawings as a kid and I we used to draw bald Eagles over and over and over her.
Again I just found a -- -- all of -- -- and color man but then I know he's desperate parents.
Where can we go see a ball legal may soon be -- -- struggling there are nearly extinct and it's been a remarkable comeback for these.
Has done -- the Eagles actually taken off the list.
About three or four years ago and now.
So it's made -- remarkable recovery we only had about 400 nesting pairs in lower 48 states in the early sixties.
And today we have about 121000 nesting pairs in lower forty it was a because of the DDT you have a lot of DDT bonds will be primarily DDT there was also a lot of shootings going on but DDT causing -- -- Ubisoft for many years and we didn't know that and -- they have no apparent in falcon and they were actually -- laying eggs were sitting on them -- -- them so the population gradually decline.
And children looking to take a -- and -- -- challenger as well in the flick my son I was drawing as a kid you can check him out challenger America's favorite bald eagle and check that out as well Al thanks for being here today for Memorial Day and -- memorial that happened there are -- years now come and visit us on -- would.
That's where we have where you'll -- great great thank you so much no thank you thank you gotta say hey Dolly for -- well let's not bring her interview what's the best as she's a great person thank you so.
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