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Philippines probes death of rare eagle released in wild

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Wildlife authorities said Saturday they are investigating the death of a rare Philippine eagle, one of the world's largest and most endangered raptors, shortly after it was captured by a local resident. 

A Philippine eagle at the Philippine Eagle Center in Davao, on the southern island of Mindanao on April 9, 2011

The carcass of the giant bird, belonging to a species that is threatened with extinction, was recovered from a resident of Gingoog city on the southern island of Mindanao, the Philippine Eagle Foundation said.

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