One of the world-famous American bald eagles
from Decorah, Iowa, was found dead Sunday at the base of a power
pole, a victim of electrocution.
News of the loss, the first known fatality
among 14 eagles that have hatched at the Decorah nest, spread
earlier this week via social media platforms.
The Decorah eagles won millions of fans
from around the world during the past two seasons, thanks to a
high-definition webcam operated by the RRP and its director, Bob
The Eagle was known as D12 and was the
first of three eagles to hatch this past spring.