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Forest and Wildlife officers request public assistance

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Forest and Wildlife officers are  asking for the public’s help  after a Wedge-tailed Eagle  was shot and later  died from its injuries.

The bird was found on Wednesday last week  near the Baillieu Lagoon Wildlife Conservation Reserve at  Torrumbarry

DEWLP says it appears the eagle had ben shot with a high-powered rifle

It was taken to Bendigo for vet treatment

Anyone with info should call Crime Stoppers  1800 333 000.