spanish imperial eagle

Imperial Eagle Artificially Inseminated was Succesful

The first successful artificial impregnation was reported of a Spanish imperial Eagle.

They named her Maria Ariam, she is an endangered species of only 283 pairs remain in the wild. She was born May 7, 2011 after 42 days in her egg. A DNA test revealed it was from the donor they used. 

They are mainly endangered because of electrocution, when they land and take off from telephone poles. But there are other reasons such as, West Nile and heavy metal poisoning. 

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