|Wild bald eagle, Big Bear Lake, California|
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|Cam runs 24/7 showing parent eagles caring for young at night (American Eagle Foundation)|
Park officials say the first egg hatched Saturday and the second bird poked its head out of its shell Monday in Sauces Canyon on Santa Cruz Island.
Officials say it's the first successful hatch after three years of attempts for the parents.
The 11-year old male was brought to the island in 2005 and the female arrived in 2006 as part of an ongoing recovery effort.
Bald eagles disappeared from the Channel Islands by the 1960s because of DDT [a dangerous toxin, pesticide, and insecticide that was finally banned because it was killing everything, including eagles by weakening their shells]...