Lead kills tracked eagle

Wildlife News


By Mike Koshmrl, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Date: April 6, 2013

The last bald eagle being GPS-tracked by a Kelly wildlife group is dead, a victim of lead poisoning.

Craighead Beringia South, in Kelly, has been tracking bald eagles in the valley for half a decade. The research group is at the forefront of research that looks at the link between hunting with lead bullets and lead poisoning of raptors.

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