WASHINGTON (WUSA9) – A man climbed a 95-foot pole to rescue an eaglet at the National Arboretum after it was injured. 
The same man returned the eaglet to its nest Thursday night after it was treated for the injury. 
Arborist Matthew Morrison says it was a “privilege” to climb a 95-foot National Arboretum tree Thursday to rescue an injured baby eagle. Viewers of a webcam trained on the nest noticed the eaglet had its right leg jammed. Born March 29th, the eaglet is known as “DC4.”
“I think that the eaglet was uncomfortable being stuck in that position for hours,” said Morrison who knelt in the nest in order to make the rescue. A live stream showed Morrison gently wiggle the eaglet’s leg free before placing the bird in a sack.
“It was life or death,” said American Eagle Foundation founder Al Cecere. The organization, which operates this and many other eagle webcams …
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