Original article posted April 14, 2016 in the Toledo Blade - Blade Staff

Laura Zitzelberger, operations manager of Nature’s Nursery, prepares to release a red-tailed hawk back into the wild.

Laura Zitzelberger, operations manager of Nature’s Nursery, prepares to release a red-tailed hawk back into the wild.

Laura Zitzelberger, operations manager of Nature’s Nursery, prepares to release a red-tailed hawk back into the wild.

The hawk had suffered spinal trauma that caused partial paralysis.

Nature’s Nursery, a wildlife rehabilitation center in Whitehouse, helped restore it to health and released it Wednesday in Sylvania, where it was found earlier this year.