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California Condors die after eating lead bullets
A conservation group says lead poisoning
killed several endangered birds last winter. The
Peregrine Fund says eight California Condors died last winter in
The birds ingest lead when eating the bodies of animals shot with lead bullets. Two of the other condors that died may have been injured by a predator, and two couldn’t be recovered.
Peregrine Fund’s condor reintroduction project said 72 condors live in an area
that runs from