New Eaglets of "Mr. President" and "The First Lady" Hatched on Live Cam
"Mr. President" and "The First Lady" welcomed two baby bald eagles last week, celebrating along with many others who watched the eggs hatch on live camera.
We're not talking about the First Family, though. These, instead, refer to the famous two bald eagles and their growing family at the National Arboretum in northeast Washington DC.
According to a Washington Post report, the American Eagle Foundation has confirmed that the first eaglet was born alive and strong. Based on the recorded footage from the live nest camera, the eaglet hatched at 8:27 a.m. Eastern Time (EST) on Friday.
The New York Daily News reported that a second eaglet hatched on Sunday. The two baby birds were named DC2 and DC3.
Based on the WaPo report, the foundation has been closely monitoring the event with updates posted on their Facebook fan page.
The latest article on the Australian news site ABC.net.au confirmed that the two hatchlings were healthy. The report emphasized that the event was watched by excited audience, anxiously waiting for several days.
The "Eagle Cam" continues to monitor the famous family, with reportedly over 7 million views since its launch on February 12. According to ABC, several names had already been suggested, including "Cherry" and "Blossoms," referring to DC's famous pink blossoms in spring, and "Sasha" and "Malia," after the First Daughters.