Bald eagle rescue captivates internet

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Officials rescue two bald eagles in Florida (KTRK)

Officials rescued two bald eagles from a storm drain after hours of distress in Orange County, Fla.


An eagle fell into the storm drain after another eagle next to it flew away, WFTV reports.

Florida Fish and Wildlife assisted in the rescue.

For nearly 90 minutes, the rescue of the two bald eagles captured the attention of the internet.

Back in 1987, the world was gripped for days as firefighters tried to reach Baby Jessica in a well in Midland, Texas.

For more than two tense days, we held our collective breath as what happened next became the focus of every media outlet in the country, with Americans watching and waiting to see if the toddler could be saved in time.

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Jessica McClure fell into the 8-inch well in her aunt's backyard in Midland, Texas.



It took 58 hours, but finally Jessica was pulled from the well safely.
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