Wildlife Rehabilitators Association of Rhode Island veterinarians treated a bald eagle who was found in a landfill, lethargic and injured. Veterinarians discovered the female raptor had multiple shotgun pellets embedded in her body and head, causing brain swelling. They treated her for the injuries and provided supportive care. The bald eagle, now named Eleanor, will join other eagles at the Raptor Trust where rescuers hope she will learn to eat again on her own.
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