Written by Everett Merrill @EverettMerrill
If Benjamin Franklin had his way our national bird would be the wild turkey, not the bald eagle.
Thursday, April 04 2013 @ 03:55 PM EDT
Contributed by: MaryF
And for that decision, professional, college and high school athletic teams are grateful.
But somewhere along the food chain, the bald eagle went from being a national symbol to being on the endangered species list. Environmentalists point to human disturbance and the widespread use of the pesticide DDT between the 1940s through the 1960s as the cause.
Read the rest of the story and view the photos and video here:
http://www.dailyrecord.com/article/2013 ... New-Jersey
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