Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, January 29 2016 : An eagle was saved from the jaws of death by two generous persons identified as Oinam Shantikumar of Leimapokpam Mayai Leikai and Kangujam James of Waheng Khuman Maning Leikai.
The duo found the bird flightless in a bush at Isok Chingphu Achouba hillock and took it all the way from Nambol to Claws and Paws Veterinary Clinic, Imphal for treatment.
The bird got an old wound with broken wing probably from an airgun shot and seems starved from the day it got injured.
The bird was later handed over to PFA, Manipur by them and now the bird is at the animal shelter of PFA for necessary care.
In another event, Thounaojam Jiban of Wabagai Leirak Achouba, a rifleman at 16 Assam Rifles, Shangshak, Ukhrul handed over a falcon, which was brought from Shangshak to PFA at AR Transit Camp, Imphal, but unfortunately, the bird died, a statement issued by PFA, Manipur said.