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CHARLOTTE – A bald eagle was seen going through Transportation Security Administration screening at Charlotte Douglas International Airport earlier this week.

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According to TSA Southeast on Twitter, Clark, the bald eagle, got special treatment at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

“TSA officers are used to seeing an eagle on their uniform as they look over their shoulder, but I’m sure the team at [Charlotte Douglas International Airport] Checkpoint A did a double take when they saw a real one earlier this week,” said TSA Southeast on Twitter.

TSA Southeast said Clark came through the airport with the World Bird Sanctuary. They were notified by his airline that he was coming through the airport so they had a heads up in time to get him and his handler screened efficiently.

According to WSOC, Clark was taken out of his cage by his handler during the screening process and he even showed off a bit by spreading his wings. TSA Southeast said that Clark is trained to do that.