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Bold vet gives a bald eagle the peck of life, performing 'mouth-to-beak' resuscitation
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Posted on 07/17/2011 8:51:16 PM PDT by nuconvert

Bold vet gives a bald eagle the peck of life, performing 'mouth-to-beak' resuscitation

A vet has been hailed as a hero after performing ‘mouth to beak’ resuscitation on an injured bald eagle when it stopped breathing.

Jeff Cooney clamped his lips onto the stricken bird’s beak and repeatedly blew air into his mouth until his chest puffed up and down.

Minutes later the eagle - nicknamed Patriot - came to life and suddenly began breathing on his own

The bird had been brought in to see Mr Cooney by two concerned members of the public who found him by the road side after having apparently been hit by a car.

(video & photos at link)

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: animals; eagle

1 posted on 07/17/2011 8:51:26 PM PDT by nuconvert
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To: nuconvert

that is very cool!


2 posted on 07/17/2011 8:58:43 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: nuconvert

A cardinal flew into a large window on our veranda. The bird was out. My 3 daughters, crying, hoping against hope that the bird be revived, cojolled me to give mouth to beak recussitation to the injured bird. Alas,....we called the code about 5 minutes into my valorous attempt to revive the unfortunate avian. The bird was pronounced dead at the scene 5 minutes after the collision.


3 posted on 07/17/2011 8:59:42 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter (Haw)
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To: nuconvert

This is interesting, this guy did what he could for the bird and at the same time proved it could be done.


4 posted on 07/17/2011 9:03:40 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: nuconvert

Absolutely majestic to see them in flight. I’ve seen several where I live, they are beautiful birds.


5 posted on 07/17/2011 9:08:52 PM PDT by MsLady (Be the kind of woman that when you get up in the morning, the devil says, "Oh crap, she's UP !!")
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To: nuconvert

The pictures, video & story are AWESOME!!!


6 posted on 07/17/2011 9:29:38 PM PDT by LADY J ( Change your thoughts and you change your world.. - Norman Vincent Peale))
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To: Texas Songwriter
I saw an Hummingbird get "smack" into an umbrella during a wind gust.
Pick the bird up, placed it gently on a nearby wire table, away from the
(very interested) cat....it awoke...preened itself and flew away.
the cat was very (very) frustrated.

7 posted on 07/17/2011 9:48:00 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (You do not have to smear (Pharaoh / Imam / DumboEars) Obama w/ lies....the truth does a fine job. :)
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To: nuconvert

He’s not ‘out of the woods yet’ and if his shoulder causes him pain..well, the vet would rather put him down.

This trend of ‘putting animals down is not to relieve the animal of discomfort but it is to relieve caretakers of discomfort.

I had my collie put down about 10 years ago and after that horrible experience (with tremendous guilt to this day) I swore that the last thing I will ever do is have an animal ‘put down’. There are ‘pain meds’ and many medical advances that can eliminate the knee jerk reaction of ‘putting an animal down’.


8 posted on 07/17/2011 9:57:35 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Palin/Perry 2012)
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