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News - November 16, 2012

Bald eagle plants herself in Palo Alto

Female raptor named Sequoia joins the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo

by Lisa Kellman

The Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo has been known as many things over the decades, but it's safe to say that a retirement home hasn't been one of them — until now.

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Editorial Intern Lisa Kellman can be emailed at Lkellman@embarcaderopublishing.com.

Comments

Posted by Dennis, a resident of Downtown North
on Nov 18, 2012 at 11:44 am

Thanks for a really nice story for a Sunday read.


Posted by Kevin, a resident of Midtown
on Nov 18, 2012 at 1:18 pm

We need more feel-good stories like this in times like now. Great story!


Posted by CA, a resident of Stanford
on Nov 18, 2012 at 10:51 pm

She's beautiful! Thank you to the Junior Museum and Zoo for adopting her and to the Brin Wojcicki Foundation for providing the means for her comfortable retirement.


Posted by emily, a resident of Menlo Park
on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:35 am

Nice to know that the Brin Wojcicki Foundation is helping out animals.


Posted by Elizabeth, a resident of Midtown
on Nov 19, 2012 at 12:04 pm

This is wonderful news and gave me chills! Now all I have to do is find out when Sequoia will be out for those "educational" periods so that I too can experience her beautiful presence!


Posted by gcoladon, a resident of Mountain View
on Nov 19, 2012 at 12:14 pm

gcoladon is a registered user.

Thank you for this nice gift, Sergey and Ann!


Posted by Dennis, a resident of Downtown North
on Nov 19, 2012 at 2:04 pm

Just wondering if the headline writer considered "lady" & "perched" as in "Lady Bald eagle perched in Palo Alto"?


Posted by Nora Charles, a resident of Stanford
on Nov 19, 2012 at 4:17 pm

Such a magnificent creature! May Sequoia enjoy her new home for many, many years. Thank you to the Brin Wojcicki Foundation for making this possible.


Posted by anon, a resident of Evergreen Park
on Nov 20, 2012 at 9:24 am

I wish we could see her on display. I could imagine there might be good reason to not have her out all the time, but the options for seeing her seem really limited and totally undefined.

"Unlike other animals at the Palo Alto Zoo, Sequoia will not be on display for the general public but rather used for educational programs and events."

What does that mean? Available for a fee for private parties?


Posted by Sandy, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Nov 20, 2012 at 9:26 am

Thank you! The best Palo Alto news in years!!


Posted by Jane Chaikin, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jan 12, 2013 at 4:52 pm

Found a beautiful picture of Sequoia here:

Web Link


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