Apple Valley police known as to untangle fighting bald eagles – Twin Cities



Apple Valley police had to break up a fight involving two unruly residents Monday.

Just ahead of four p.m. a report came in that two bald eagles that had been fighting had been tangled and lying in the middle of 133rd Street close to the intersection of Gardenview Drive.

“This is the initial time in my profession,” Capt. Nick Francis stated about the predicament. The division has had its share of animal calls in the previous, such as a current buck caught in a soccer net, but never ever tangled eagles.

Neighborhood Service Officer Alex Wagner arrived on scene initial and could not method the eagles, which had been nonetheless flapping and struggling on the secluded, wooded road.

Francis arrived about 15 minutes later and the eagles had been spent. The two created a program to place on gloves and throw a couple of garments more than them and attempt to untangle their talons.

But, as they moved in to execute the program, the eagles freed themselves, Francis stated. 1 flew away straight away and the other got its bearings and flew off, as well.

Francis stated the division does not claim to be professionals in wildlife rescues, but occasionally it comes with the job.

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“You reside in a neighborhood that has a lot of wildlife in it, you finish up by default getting to discover how to do some of this,” Francis stated.