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Indonesian personnel at the Taman Satwa Wildlife Rescue Centre attend... News PhotoAnimal,Attending,Computer Chip,Forest,Former,Horizontal,Human Interest,Indonesia,Mt Merapi,Occupation,Releasing,YogyakartaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIndonesian personnel at the Taman Satwa Wildlife Rescue Centre attend to a four year old Javan hawk-eagle in Yogyakarta on February 19, 2013 after it was implanted with a microchip prior to its release into the wild by in the forest of Mount Merapi by the end of February. The Javan hawk-eagle, scientific name Nisaetus Bartelsi, is the national bird of Indonesia and a symbol known as Garuda. According to conservationists, the Javan hawk-eagle is an endemic species from the Indonesian island of Java and is endangered due to rapid habitat loss and poaching. AFP PHOTO / TARKO SUDIARNO (Photo credit should read Tarko SUDIARNO/AFP/Getty Images)