DNR promotes bullet swap to prevent eagle poisoning October 20, 2012 Minnesota

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DNR promotes bullet swap to prevent eagle poisoning October 20, 2012 Minnesota, Minnesota Public Radio, by Dan Gunderson
 ... DNR nongame wildlife supervisor Carrol Henderson said bald eagles eat the remains of deer left when hunters field dress the animals, adding that lead bullet fragments poison the eagles ... The state Department of Natural Resources is working with outdoor retailer Cabelas in an effort to persuade deer hunters to use copper ammunition instead of lead...


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