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Testing Lead Levels in Baby Bald Eagles

Researchers Monitor Lead Levels in Baby Bald Eagles

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Researchers on Prince Edward Island are taking blood samples from eagle nestlings to better understand why lead is showing up in an increasing number of dead and injured bald eagles in Atlantic Canada.

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8:24AM PDT on Jul 31, 2012

Had to read about this as the video is "unavailable" in my part of the world. Lead is a deadly toxin which should be avoided at all costs! Fish in the oceans carry this toxin as well.

3:21PM PDT on Jul 6, 2012

Thank you.

4:54PM PDT on Jul 4, 2012

Not surprising. Humans are ruining every bit of environment that they touch.

4:32PM PDT on Jul 4, 2012

A very important test for the eagles' survival.

2:32AM PDT on Jul 3, 2012

Thanks

2:59AM PDT on Jul 1, 2012

thanks for sharing

6:57PM PDT on Jun 29, 2012

Thanks for posting.

11:22AM PDT on Jun 27, 2012

Thanks for the article!!

4:11PM PDT on Jun 26, 2012

Let the animals live! Don't touch them. In my opinion all stuff what you put on animals is wrong...definetely wrong. That is not science because the animals suffer of all of those things!!!

7:31AM PDT on Jun 25, 2012

Stop the NRA's Lead-poisoning Legislation by signing this petition:

http://action.biologicaldiversity.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=10065

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