Fontenelle Forest Raptor Recovery treating eagles for lead poisoning

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The month of January was deadly for bald eagles being rehabilitated at Fontenelle Forest’s Raptor Recovery in Elmwood. In a month’s time, six eagles at Raptor Recovery tested positive for lead poisoning and only two are still alive.

The month of January was deadly for bald eagles being rehabilitated at Fontenelle Forest’s Raptor Recovery in Elmwood. In a month’s time, six eagles at Raptor Recovery tested positive for lead poisoning and only two are still alive.

Betsy Finch, manager of rehabilitation, has been rehabilitating raptors for 41 years. She said lead poisoning is not a new problem, but she’s never seen it so severe…

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