Monday, July 18, 2011

Bald eagle saved by vet’s mouth-to-beak CPR

dr-jeff-cooneyOregon - A Bend, Ore., veterinarian has performed life-saving CPR on an injured bald eagle that was under anesthesia during physical therapy. Dr. Jeff Cooney performed the therapy, during which the bald eagle nicknamed “Patriot” stopped breathing. Dr. Cooney’s “mouth to beak” resuscitation got the eagle breathing again. The injured eagle was found by two La Pine women near Crane Prairie Reservoir. The eagle had suffered, among other injuries, a dislocated shoulder and paralyzed right leg.  More

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