November 22, 2012 | Volume 42, No. 47

Big Bird

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Presenter Carrie McClellan of Yukon Wildlife shares a laugh with visitors at the Alaska Bald Eagle Festival last week, as resident Bill McRoberts dons a swan outfit. Organizers said 282 people participated in the five-day festival. A presentation by astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell drew 153 to the festival banquet Saturday. The festival raised about $15,000 for the eagle foundation.