SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Zoo Miami is treating a bald eagle who is in bad shape, months after the bird and her mate went viral.
Zoo officials on Monday said Rita is in critical condition after suffering a major injury.
The bird was taken to the zoo’s animal hospital to receive treatment. A series of X-rays determined Rita’s right wing had broken.
The eagle is taking antibiotics and pain medication as a medical team considers the best surgical option.
Rita garnered international attention after she was featured with her mate in a live nest cam last year.
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