Swimming Eagle Rescued From Bay
A nearly drowned bald eagle has been given a second chance after animal rescuers saved it while it was "swimming." The eagle was first spotted in the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia, Canada, on June 28.
Three people who were harvesting clams nearby stepped in to help the bird, using jackets and sweaters in an attempt to dry its feathers once it was safely on the boat.
Video shows the bird swimming forward in breast-stroke-like fashion, but at times it simply idles in the water, likely nearing exhaustion.
Angela Corbett, one of the eagle's rescuers, told the news aggregation site Caters News that they initially thought the eagle's wing was broken.
"We felt strongly that we had to help this bird as