It’s official, bird watchers: The baby eagles at the National Arboretum have been named “Freedom” and “Liberty” after more than 36,000 votes were cast to give the eaglets known as DC2 and DC3 monikers.
And the names are Freedom & Liberty! pic.twitter.com/dTAm254gnh
— USDA-ARS (@USDA_ARS) April 26, 2016
Their names may be
American tropes synonyms, but at least they weren’t named “Cherry” and “Blossom.”
Screenshot via Eagles.org; illustration by Sarah Anne Hughes