Donate!

Donate!

In the spring of 1989, a baby Bald Eagle, about 5 weeks of age, was blown from a wild nest in Louisiana during a storm. Fortunately, he was rescued by some well-meaning people who proceeded to hand-feed and raise him. Unfortunately, he experienced too much human contact at a very young age and became highly ‘human socialized.’

Challenger became a very well-trained gloved educational Eagle, used to educate people about the importance of protecting his species. Then one day AEF Founder Al Cecere had a vision: what if he could train Challenger to perform dramatic free-flight demonstrations during the Star Spangled Banner?

» Read Challenger’s full story


Adopt Challenger

From: $250.00 / year

Clear

*OPTIONAL* Add this information if you would like your contribution to be made in honor of or in memory of someone.

AEF will mail an acknowledgement card to the recipient of your dedication.

SKU: ad-015 Category: Tag: