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SAEGERTOWN, Pa. (KDKA) — A bald eagle that was found in Kiski Township last week has died.

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The Tamarack Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center in Saegertown says the 30-year-old bald eagle, nicknamed “Kiski,” was letting people get unusually close to him last Sunday. A Game Commission deputy was able to capture the bird, and he was transferred to the Saegertown facility for testing and treatment.

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Lead toxicity was suspected, and Kiski began undergoing treatment. Metal fragments were flushed from his stomach on Saturday and he underwent chelation therapy.

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Photos on Facebook show that a penny and other small metal fragments were found in his stomach.

Officials reported Sunday that, despite their efforts, Kiski passed away.

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They say Kiski fathered many eaglets and helped to repopulate eagles in Pennsylvania.