Micke Grove Zoo’s bald eagle, Modoc, dies at age 40
Modoc, a Micke Grove Zoo resident for 33 years, died recently at the age of 40.
Posted: Friday, September 28, 2012 12:00 am
Updated: 6:41 am, Fri Sep 28, 2012.
The staff at Micke Grove Zoo is mourning the death of Modoc, a bald eagle who lived at the zoo for 33 years. He was 40.
Modoc was rescued in 1974 after he was found with a broken wing caused by a gunshot, according to zoo curator Avanti Mallapur. He was trained to fly once his wing healed.
Friday, September 28, 2012 12:00 am.
Updated: 6:41 am.