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Zach Ramsey holds the injured osprey he and his dad rescued while out hunting for turkey. Submitted Photo

Hunters rescue injured osprey

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Zach and Dan Ramsey’s turkey hunt was a bust, but they did bring home a bird — an injured osprey.

The son and father were hunting May 11 in the Vergas area when they came across what Zach’s uncle had earlier called, “a dead hawk hanging in a tree.”


“We just decided to stop by and take a look at it,” 17-year-old Zach said.

Sure enough, there was what appeared to be a hawk wrapped in twine on a tree branch. The two hunters decided to get a closer look.

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