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We understand that the Bald Eagle just got off the endangered species list. What we want to know is how can we be so sure the Bald Eagle will not become endangered again?



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We measure the eagle population each year by counting the number of birds, and the number of new chicks, in a certain area. If the population is growing steadily then it is not likely they will become extinct in the near future, so they are not "endangered." That does not mean they will never become extinct, if the population counts start falling again, they may go back on the endangered list.

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