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hawk shot with nail photo

credit: WildRescue

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Two weeks ago, visitors to the San Francisco Botanical Gardens spotted an injured young red-tailed hawk, the apparent victim of a senseless nail-gun attack -- and now, thanks to wildlife rescuers, the bird has been saved.

After several failed attempts, volunteers from the wildlife group Wild Rescue were finally able to safely capture the bird over the weekend and transport it to a facility where it is being treated for its injuries.

Read the full story: Hawk Shot With Nail Gun Rescued in San Francisco