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 Sea eagles are Austrians heraldic animals. From 1946 they applied to be extincted. Due to intense safety precautions the domestic population recovered. The first succesfull offspring was recorded in 2001. Today there are 17 sea eagle couples breeding in Austria.

Anyways sea eagles are highly endangered, cases of contamination and shooting occured the past years.

Learn more about the sea eagle, why they are endangered and how they can be protected in our special exhibition "Trading in death - the final mass extinction?"

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