Hawk Gets Rebuilt Wings


POSTED: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 11:00pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 11:09pm

Thanks to the work of animal experts in Minnesota a red-tailed hawk gets new feathers so it can fly again. Boua Xiong reports.

(KARE) Two weeks ago a young red-tailed hawk flew into a window near downtown St. Paul and suffered trauma to the head and damage to her left wing.

On Monday, Lori Arent, clinic manager at the University of Minnesota's Raptor Center, fitted the bird for a new set of wings.

"She ended up breaking the tips off many of these outer feathers which really now inhibits her ability to fly," Arent said.

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