Condors Being Poisoned by Hunters' Ammunition

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The leading cause of death in North American condors is lead poisoning from spent ammunition, according to new research. Two studies suggest that condors ingest the lead when they dine on carcasses and gut piles left by hunters.

Now, wildlife officials in Arizona are trying to persuade hunters to switch to lead-free ammunition in an attempt to save the endangered bird. Gillian Kohl reports from member station KNAU in Flagstaff, Ariz.



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