Office of External Affairs
Mountain-Prairie Region

NEWS RELEASE

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Mountain-Prairie Region
134 Union Boulevard
Lakewood, Colorado 80228

 January 7, 2009

Contact:  Ken Dulik 605-885-6403

                Sharon Rose 303-236-4580

 

Golden Eagle Shot Near Carpenter, South Dakota

 - Reward Offered -


The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for the shooting of a golden eagle six and a half miles north and two miles west of Carpenter, Clark County, South Dakota.  The eagle was shot sometime between

December 25 – 28, 2008.


The eagle was transported to the Bramble Park Zoo in Watertown, South Dakota, where it had to be euthanized due to the extent of its injuries.

Golden Eagles are protected by both federal and state law.  Golden eagles are protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act. 


Callers with information may remain anonymous.

 

 Please contact one of the following:

Special Agent Ken Dulik, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 605-885-6403 or SDGF&P TIPS Hotline - 1-888 OVERBAG  (1-888-683-7224).

 

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