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Time to Get the Lead Out of Ammunition

Animals  (tags: female condor, shot, wounded, died, cruelty, hunters, lead poisoning, ammunition )

- 3353 days ago -
Two weeks ago, state officials rushed a critically endangered California condor to the Los Angeles Zoo for symptoms related to lead poisoning. According to The Californian she was the female half of the only breeding pair of California condors in San


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MmAway M (519)
Thursday December 17, 2009, 6:44 am
Thank you Simone...

I did read this earlier this week and we have so few numbers, since these birds eat anything, they will pick up shells etc.

California's breeding program has tried so hard here at the Wild Animal Park to bring these birds back...only to have this happen is just way to heart hurting..

MmAway M (519)
Thursday December 17, 2009, 6:45 am
BTW...when I said "ShellS" I did mean lead gun shells.

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 17, 2009, 10:42 am
Yeah, they need to get the lead out, but not just the ammunition! A shame it has to come to this for them to 'notice'...Thanks Simone...

Cathi Hartline (248)
Thursday December 17, 2009, 11:41 pm
thank You for all Of Your hard work Simone!
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