Where eagles dare: Nesting pair spotted here for first time


Hancock County's nesting pair survey their territory. Eagles were threatened with extinction because of fatal exposure to the pesticide DDT. Re-introduction in this part of the country in the 1990s has slowly rebuilt their population. Officials say nesting pairs are in 68 of Indiana's 92 counties. (Photo provided)

GREENFIELD — Hancock County, the eagles have landed.

For the first time in perhaps a century, a pair of American bald eagles have begun nesting near Greenfield, conservation officials say.

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