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Protect Eagles: Ban Lead Bullets NOW

Poisonous lead bullets, used to hunt animals and often left in the wild, are poisoning eagles. Demand action now.

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Read about the alarming deaths of bald eagles due to lead poisoning from shotgun pellets.

Lead Poisoning

Raptor Center - University of Minnesota
For the past 40 years lead exposure and lead poisoning have been major health issues for bald eagles received by or admitted to our clinic. The statistics are alarming: 90% of the bald eagles received each year (120-130) for all types of problems have elevated lead residues in their blood 20–25% percent of these eagles have sufficiently high…Read More