Voting underway to name DC eaglets

- Voting is underway to name two eaglets that hatched at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington D.C. in March.

Currently known as “DC2” and “DC3,” these eaglets captured the hearts of many viewers online as their emergence from their shells were livestreamed on high-definition nest cameras set up by the American Eagle Foundation. The DC Eagle Cam had over 32 million views since the cameras first went online in February, according to the foundation.

Since the baby bald eagles have hatched, thousands of names for them have been submitted through a social media campaign. Now, the suggestions have been narrowed down to five choices:

- Stars and Stripes
- Freedom and Liberty
- Anacostia and Potomac
- Honor and Glory
- Cherry and Blossom

Public voting has begun and will continue on the Friends of the National Arboretum’s Facebook page until April 24. The winning names will be announced on April 26 at the National Arboretum.

To vote, go to http://bit.ly/1U5JWdj

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