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“A healthy ecosystem is important for all creatures—raptors, wildlife, domestic animals and people, too.”

photo credit: Michelle Mero Riedel, courtesy of The Raptor Center

Dr. Julia Ponder is a veterinarian with expertise in raptors—birds of prey such as eagles, owls, hawks and falcons. As executive director of The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota, she oversees the treatment of some 750 sick and injured birds each year.