Photo: Bald Eagles Soar Off Endangered Species List, But Will Act Be Weakened?



The bald eagle has rebounded from the brink of extinction, U.S. officials say, and in an announcement this morning the government removed it from the list of federally protected species.

Photograph by Michael Melford/NGS


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