Wildlife Center treating poisoned bald eagle January 13, 2012 Virginia

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Wildlife Center treating poisoned bald eagle January 13, 2012 Virginia, Augusta Free Press 

... Upon admission, the bald eagle was thin and showing classic symptoms of lead toxicity. A blood test confirmed that the bird was suffering from lead toxicity – at levels too high for the Center’s lead analyzer to read. ... Ed Clark, president of the Wildlife Center, suggested. “Please switch to non-lead ammunition for hunting, or take a few extra minutes to cover and dispose of carcasses and animal parts that may contain lead fragments. ...

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