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Bald Eagle Gets Stuck in the Grille of A Moving Car

Playing Bald Eagle Gets Stuck in the Grille of A Moving Car

A bald eagle was taken for quite the ride when he got lodged in the grille of a car in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.

Florida officials rescued the national bird, which was named Matthew in honor of the storm, after a driver noticed an odd shape in an oncoming car’s grille.

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According to CNN, the driver initially thought it was a prop but once he noticed its head moving he chased down the car and notified the other driver, who called police.

Matthew wasn’t reported to have any serious injuries.

Read: Bald Eagle That Forced Traffic Shutdown After He Was Hit by Car to Make Full Recovery

After a check-up by a local organization, B.E.A.K.S. Wildlife Sanctuary, Matthew was good to fly high again.

Watch: Injured Bald Eagle on Roadway Forces Lane Closures Until Rescuers Can Arrive

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