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White-bellied Sea-eagle

White-bellied Sea-eagle recovering in rehabilitation

A White-bellied Sea-eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster) was taken to the Taronga Western Plains Zoo Wildlife Hospital after a local resident found it collapsed and unable to fly. The rescuer has watched this bird live and breed on his property at Narromine for many years.

Taronga's Wildlife Hospitals

 Both hospitals are responsible for maintaining the health of the Zoos’ animal collections, treatment and rehabilitation of wildlife brought to the hospitals, and participation in conservation, research and education programs.The Taronga Conservation Society Australia operates two wildlife hospitals - at Taronga Zoo in Sydney and Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo.