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Power official urges caution with fish entrails


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A juvenile bald eagle partially responsible for one of two electrical outages in the last two weeks lays in the back of a truck after being recovered. Wrangell Light & Power officials urge fishermen to be careful with discarded fish entrails since large birds in pursuit of a free meal can lose track of their surroundings and become entangled in local power lines.

Fish guts and good intentions have caused at least one of two short bird-related power outages in the last two weeks, officials with Wrangell Light & Power said.

Fishermen with an eye toward offering feathered friends a meal often leave the un...

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