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One-winged bald eagle, photos of thieves on Long Island, the refuge will lead to a big reward

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As the child of an older ‘ one-winged bald eagle, a Long Island wildlife refuge last week, has led to a desperate search, and asked for a $12,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the bird’s captor.

The theft of the golden eagle, which is called Sam, by the Quogue Wildlife Refuge, in the Hamptons, it was reported six days ago. A gunshot wound, the 31-year-old ago, which resulted in the amputation of a bird’s wing, so he won’t be able to get it to fly.

“OUR BALD EAGLE has BEEN TAKEN AND is MISSING!” the shelter said in a Facebook post. “He is going to be stressed and may not survive without our care. We want to get him back safely. It is a federally protected bird and can not survive in the wild because he has an amputated wing.”

BEAUTIFUL BALD EAGLE IN THE PHOTO IS A VIRAL SENSATION

Long Island, new york police aren’t content to rely on a wing and a prayer, to Sam and back again, and we hope that the reward money will ask a number of eagle-eyed observer will have to help you root out the thief.

“The eagle is an old resident of Quogue Village, and we really, really want to go back to get it,” Suffolk police chief Stuart Cameron said at a press conference on Saturday, according to Newsday. Sam, who is 35, had arrived on Long Island, new york in 1988.

The eagle was snatched from the outside of the cage in the middle of the night, after a male thief is to cut the holes through the two layers of the screen, and The new york times Monday reported.

INJURED BALD EAGLE RESCUED FROM A FLOODED FIELD AFTER HE WAS CAUGHT

Surveillance video of the man walking away, carrying Sam around in a bag or a blanket, according to the paper.

The police said the thief, wanted for grand larceny.

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Messages of support for the children, were tied up in the middle of the bald eagle’s empty cage.

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