Teen Charged with Unlawful Hunting After Killing Bald Eagle, Orphaning Baby

Orlando David Delgado was charged with a hunting misdemeanor after he and two friends killed a bald eagle and orphaned its baby in a Harris County, Texas, neighborhood in February. The 17-year-old will be not be prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office since he is underage.

 

Residents are upset by the entire ordeal because the bird eagle had become a common sight around the neighborhood.

“It really hurts my stomach, it’s like a family member,” said Monette Villegas.

BREAKING UPDATE – Yesterday, Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas cared for this orphaned eaglet. According to the…

Posted by Wildlife Center of Texas on Friday, February 24, 2017

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