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Sunday, March 13, 2016

Eagle Eggs Could Hatch Soon at National Arboretum

The eagles — known as "Mr. President" and "The First Lady" — built their nest in a tulip poplar tree in 2014.

Washington, D.C., could soon be home to a new -- tiny -- first family.

The National Arboretum's eagles — known as "Mr. President" and "The First Lady" — are expected to welcome two eaglets as early as next week.

The pair built their nest in a tulip poplar tree in 2014 and raised one eaglet there last year, according to the American Eagle Foundation.

This year, two eggs were laid in the nest. The first egg arrived Feb. 10, and a second egg followed on Valentine's Day, according to the American Eagle Foundation. The first egg could hatch as early as March 15.

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