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Iowa Tribe heralds five years of eagle sanctuary with new aviary





The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma celebrated the fifth anniversary of its eagle sanctuary and rehabilitation center on Saturday.

The tribe has released eight rehabilitated eagles and is caring for 27 eagles at th Grey Snow Eagle House. "It’s an honor to care for them," Chairwoman Janice Rowe-Kurak said at the ceremony, The Stillwater News Press.

The tribe debuted a new aviary during the celebration. "This is what we really needed to give them more conditioning to flight and build-up to release," wildlife manager and elder Victor Roubidoux said, The News Press reported.

Get the Story:
Iowa Tribe dedicates eagle sanctuary, celebrates five years (The Stillwater News Press 1/17)
Eagle sanctuary welcomes new flight cage (The Tulsa World 1/15)

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