SUDBURY, ONTARIO – Two Canadians rescued a bald eagle from a trap. Their selfie with the bird has gone viral.
According to Buzzfeed Canada, Michael Fletcher of Sudbury, Ontario, was hunting with his brother Neil when they saw a large bird stuck in a trap. They discovered it was a bald eagle.
The raptor was caught by the talon and was fairly calm by the time the brothers found it. They think it was tired from fighting the trap.
Michael Fletcher took his coat off and approached the bird. He was able to wrap the raptor and free the bird. Neil recorded the whole thing.
Fletcher and his brother took a selfie with the bird before they released it.
Setting the bird free: