Lead shot threatens eagles, study says June 5, 2014 Wisconsin

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Lead shot threatens eagles, study says June 5, 2014 Wisconsin, Quad City Times
... Bald eagles are dying because they are eating the remains of deer that have been shot using lead ammunition, according to a two-year study conducted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service... the study tested the livers of 168 dead eagles ... and found that 48 percent had detectable concentrations of lead while 21 percent had concentrations considered lethal...


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