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Auburn's Raptor Center Helping & Teaching

Kids like to see big birds. They are fascinated with their feathers, wings, and those sharp, scary-looking talons.

The Raptor Center in Auburn University takes birds in from all over the state and all over the country. They try to nurse them back to health and release them back into the wild, but when the birds injuries are so severe that they can't survive in nature, they can still be used to educate young people.

The center is home to a variety of birds, including bald eagles, golden eagles, owls and a host of others. Roy Crowe uses the creatures as a teaching tool. The birds are well trained, but no one is allowed to get too close besides the handlers at the center.

Tiger the 26-year-old golden eagle who flies onto the field at Auburn Tiger football games lives at the center.

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