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Interior Department removes bald eagle from list of threatened species

Updated: June 30, 2007, 11:33 PM ET
By H. Josef Hebert | Associated Press

WASHINGTON — George Wallace, a vice president at the American Bird Conservancy, remembers seeing his first bald eagle as a high school student. It was during a trip to Plum Island in Massachusetts. And was it ever a rarity.

"Seeing a bald eagle in the mid '70s was a big deal,'' says Wallace, now chief conservation officer with the conservation organization. "It was something you really looked forward to seeing.''

"Now, to be honest, bald eagles are pretty common.''

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