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20240625-Turkey Vulture-1-x

Admission Date
Rescue Location
Fort Wayne, IN
Cause of Admission
Turkey Vulture left wing is hanging. It has been in their backyard walking around but not flying. It's been there for 24 hours
History

6/25/2024 - Caller had a Turkey Vulture with a hanging wing in their backyard. He was running around but could not fly. He had been there for 24 hours. I was able to catch him and take him to our ICU. On examination, an old healed fracture was found on his right wrist. The fracture site had calcified. It was nonrepairable and he was humanely euthanized.