Concerns Rise Over Known and Potential Impacts of Lead on Wildlife


Subject:
Outdoor Recreation , Pollutants & Toxic Substances , Lead , Hunting

Description:
This article discusses the potential health impacts on "upland game birds, scavengers (such as vultures, hawks and eagles) and other waterbirds that are exposed to lead through the ingestion of spent lead shot, bullet fragments and fishing sinkers." Accompanied by many related links about lead poisoning and wildlife. From the National Wildlife Health Center, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Publisher:
National Wildlife Health Center, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nwhc.usgs.gov/disease_information/lead_poisoning/index.jsp


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