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Jan. 24, 2014ROCKPORT, Mo.  |  By: A. Campbell

Bald Eagle Killed

Conservation Agents in the Rockport area are looking for information on bald eagle reportedly shot with a rifle over the weekend.

Missouri Department of Conservation Agent Eric Abbott, says the eagle had not quite reached maturity.

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Abbott says that while some may not consider this a big deal, killing an eagle is against the law.

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Abbott says the law states that the killing of any migratory bird is illegal.

If you have any information on the killing, contact your local Missouri Department of Conservation Agent.